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T&W Students Win Citywide Writing & Art Contest

By Teachers Writers Collaborative | May 3, 2022

Three students in an innovative T&W program that combines poetry writing with environmental science won awards in the NYC Dept. of Environmental Protection’s Water Resources Art & Poetry Contest.      The students were participants in the “City of Water” poetry program, offered by T&W for the second year to 4th grade students at the…

Dorothy Carroll

Watercolor Workshop Exhibition

By Teachers Writers Collaborative | May 3, 2022

Spring 2022 — This winter, amidst Covid, the cold, and the challenges of zoom, SAGE Griot Circle members enjoyed an eight week watercolor introduction class with T&W teaching artist Susan Newmark Fleminger. The program is one of a handful of creative aging programs offered by T&W.  Susan is a  mixed media artist exploring themes of memory,…

Announcement of the Literary Arts Emergency Fund

T&W Receives Literary Arts Emergency Fund Award

By Teachers Writers Collaborative | April 15, 2022

T&W is honored to be a recipient of a grant from the Literary Arts Emergency Fund, supported by the Mellon Foundation (@MellonFdn).  Following is a press release from the Community of Literary Magazines & Presses about the award, which provides much needed support to the literary arts field.   The Literary Arts Emergency Fund Awards $4.3 Million to Historically…

Brionne Janae

We Remember: Memorial & Workshop

By Teachers Writers Collaborative | May 18, 2021

Visit “We Remember” Memorial Installation in Green-Wood Cemetery, BK until June 28                 Thank you to all who shared their memories and the names of their departed loved ones as part of the “Naming the Lost” project. T&W wrote and colorfully decorated each submission by hand as pictured…

Spring Programs

By Teachers Writers Collaborative | May 5, 2021

  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…

Paris Review

By Teachers Writers Collaborative | April 19, 2021

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…

There is “Still Life” at Home Extended Image Gallery

By Teachers Writers Collaborative | April 19, 2021

Below is an extended gallery of the pieces collected from the students who participated in the “THERE IS STILL LIFE AT HOME: THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT AT GRIOT”.      

There is “Still Life” at Home

By Teachers Writers Collaborative | April 16, 2021

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…

City of Water

By Teachers Writers Collaborative | March 24, 2021

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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