This May, Teachers & Writers Collaborative is offering three exciting FREE workshops for older adults (55+ years), in partnership with the Brooklyn Arts Council.   To register online, click the titles below.  Or you may email register@twc.org or call (917) 398-2880.   Bringing Life to Our Life Stories: Writing Memoir With Playwright Frank Ingrasciotta Online…

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Award from The Paris Review On April 12, 2021, The Paris Review announced T&W as the recipient of a generous gift in honor of our work. The Paris Review Editorial Committee elected to donate the $5,000 usually awarded to the winner of the Terry Southern Prize for Humor to an organization providing financial support to…

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Spring 2021- Teachers & Writers partnered with SAGE Griot Circle to offer LGBT elders of color the opportunity to learn still life drawing through online classes. The following is a description of the program and some of the work shared by the participants. THERE IS STILL LIFE AT HOME: THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT AT GRIOT CIRCLE In…

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Spring 2021 — Teachers & Writers Collaborative partnered with the NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to offer students a unique opportunity to learn and write about the NYC waterways and water management systems. Through the “City of Water” program, 4th-grade students learned about the city they live in and went on a creative journey…

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Two of our experienced and passionate T&W writers are leading online workshops starting in January and February 2021. We at T&W invite you to join us for one of these exciting classes. In January, Frank Ingrasciotta will lead a memoir writing workshop, helping you make your memories come to life on the page. In February, Alice…

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Three participants in the MRHS memoir writing program

The Guardian published a story featuring three participants in our memoir writing Creative Aging program at Morningside Retirement and Health Services. Read the article in the Guardian:  After surviving the Depression, the Blitz and the Nazis, writers reflect on the pandemic The article is a testimony to the resilience of the participants — average age 87…

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The Writing Workshop Vol 2: How to Teach Creative Writing

The Writing Workshop Vol 2: How to Teach Creative Writing By Alan Ziegler 274 pp. Grades: all ages $14.95 paperback In The Writing Workshop, Alan Ziegler offers teachers and aspiring writers strategies for developing constructive workshop environments. Volume 2 offers a compendium of writing assignments, with advice on presentation and variations. “No other book on writing…

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The Writing Workshop Vol 1: How to Teach Creative Writing

The Writing Workshop Vol 1: How to Teach Creative Writing By Alan Ziegler 175 pp. Grades: all ages $14.95 paperback In The Writing Workshop, Alan Ziegler offers teachers and aspiring writers strategies for developing constructive workshop environments. Volume 1 discusses the writing process and the teacher’s relationship with student writers. “No other book on writing combines…

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When Stories Come to School: Telling, Writing, & Performing Stories in the Early Childhood Classroom By Patsy Cooper, 144pp. Grades: nursery school, kindergarten, elementary school $15.95 paperback Patsy Cooper offers preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, daycare workers, and parents a wonderful and natural way to help young children begin to read and write: placing stories at the…

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