Category Archives: where are we now

  1. Memoir and Memory: An Evening with David MacLean

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    February 5, 2014 by WITS Houston

    Former WITS Writer David Stuart MacLean will discuss and sign “The Answer to the Riddle Is Me: A Memoir of …
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  2. Public Poetry to Feature 4 Houston Writers This Saturday

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    December 6, 2013 by WITS Editor

    The monthly Public Poetry Reading Series will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2 pm at HPL Collier Regional Library. …
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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. Keel’s New Novel Debuts Nov. 17th

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    November 15, 2013 by WITS Houston

    On Sunday, November 17, 14 Pews will host a celebration of WITS Writer Elizabeth Keel’s new novel, Life After Myth. …
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  5. 2 Former WITS Writers Rock the Brazos 11/12/13

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    November 11, 2013 by WITS Houston

    Two former WITS writers, Peter Hyland and Jacob White, will read from newly published first books at Brazos Bookstore in Houston on Tuesday, …
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  6. Help Build a Bridge with Brooklyn Poets

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    November 8, 2013 by WITS Houston

    Poet and former WITS Writer Jason Koo recently founded a new nonprofit organization called Brooklyn Poets. They are fundraising to …
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  7. D.E.E.P. Recognized for WITS Teaching

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    June 11, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Houstonia Magazine did an awesome story on WITS writer extraordinaire Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton. A must read!  

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Writers in the Schools (WITS) is the #1 arts education organization in Texas. With 80 writers and educators on staff, WITS reaches over 23,000 students a year in classrooms, community centers, museums, parks, and hospitals.

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