Category Archives: wits alliance

  1. 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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  2. Meet Merna Hecht

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    August 24, 2012 by WITS Houston

    Merna Hecht, an amazing educator, poet, essayist, and storyteller, will visit WITS Houston this weekend for the annual Writer Orientation. …
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  3. 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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  4. The Serbian Express 4

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    August 21, 2012 by WITS Houston

    So tonight we wrote the invitations to the closing party of the Belgrade American Corners Creative Writing Workshop. They were …
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  5. Serbian Express 2

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    August 16, 2012 by WITS Houston

    Today I am writing from beautiful downtown Belgrade. After an adventurous flight in an almost empty plane headed for London …
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  6. A New WITS Mission Abroad

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    August 15, 2012 by WITS Houston

    The Serbian Express  Did you miss the Macedonian Express last summer?  Are you ready for more reporting from the Beautiful …
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  7. Street Books

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    May 15, 2012 by WITS Editor

    Congratulations to Laura Moulton in Portland, Oregon.  She has worked with Writers in the Schools (WITS) as well as Writers …
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Writers in the Schools (WITS)


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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