Category Archives: travel

  1. Saturn Slam: March 28th @ 7 PM

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    March 24, 2014 by WITS Editor

    The Meta-Four poetry slam preliminaries are for ages 13-19. There are two remaining slams before the Grand Slam! Winners will …
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  2. Apply Today for Teen Creative Writing Residency

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    March 22, 2014 by WITS Editor

    Wonderful opportunity for teen writers through the Atlantic Center for the Arts! Program Dates: July 20 – August 2, 2014    (APPLICATION DEADLINE March 28, 2014) …
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  3. Outspoken Bean Takes Converse to NYC

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    November 18, 2013 by WITS Houston

    WITS Writer and Meta-Four Houston coach Outspoken Bean will perform his one-man show Converse live in New York on Tuesday, …
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  4. Last Chance to See Meta-Four Houston!

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    July 31, 2013 by WITS Editor

    The Writers in the Schools Meta-Four Houston Team is performing in one last poetry slam, Veterans versus Newbies, before heading …
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  5. Houston is Inspired!

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    May 7, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Houston is a wonderful hub of creativity. The “Houston is Inspired” campaign is designed to celebrate to the amazing artistic city …
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  6. Between the Lines: An International Writing Program

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    March 28, 2013 by WITS Editor

    If you are a writer between the ages of 16-19, don’t miss out on a opportunity to apply to Between the …
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  7. The Serbian Express 5

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    August 23, 2012 by WITS Houston

    I just got back from working with Creative Writing Workshops in Northern  Serbia, even on the Hungarian border.  I was …
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