Tag Archives: creative writing

  1. Ode to Tacos Del Julio

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    April 4, 2014 by astephens2013

    Oh, tacos del Julio, you are the object of my nine lives! You are always hot and ready! You always …
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  2. Tennessee Song of Myself

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    April 3, 2014 by astephens2013

    I am the dark blue river the stars in the black night the elephant rider in the night the wind …
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  3. April is National Poetry Month!

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    March 31, 2014 by astephens2013

    Tomorrow is the start of A Poem a Day, a month-long celebration of poetry by Houston children. Each weekday we will send out a poem …
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  4. Meta-Fourth Friday (For Poets Only)

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    January 29, 2014 by WITS Houston

    WITS offers writing workshops and poetry slams for young writers between the ages of 13-19. Please join us for Meta-Fourth Friday. …
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  5. Creative Writing for Teens

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    August 20, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Word! is a series of 9 poetry/creative writing workshops provided by Hope Stone and Writers in the Schools (WITS). Students will …
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  6. Calling All Writers!

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    July 8, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Writers in the Schools (WITS) is now hiring part-time writers and educators who can share their passion for creative writing during …
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  7. The Watchful Eye: A WITS Student Reading

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    May 15, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Join Writers in the Schools (WITS) and the Menil Collection for an evening of student readings, Thursday, May 23 at …
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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.

The glory of WITS is best expressed by the students--in their own words -- so this blog features essays, stories, and poems that were created by K-12 students in our program. All material (c) Writers in the Schools 2007-2013. If you wish to republish this work, please credit both the organization and the author and link back to this site. This material may not be used in commercial ventures of any kind.

Supporting WITS will help bring the pleasure and power of reading and writing to more Houston children helping to improve writing skills, build confidence, raise test scores, and enhance creativity.

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