Tag Archives: Houston

  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. 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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  3. Drop into the Rabbit Hole

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    October 7, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Don’t miss the production of Rabbit Hole, directed by WITS writer Rob Kimbro, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through …
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  4. Night Writers Ride Again – Wednesday at Sparrow

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    September 9, 2013 by WITS Houston

    Night WrITerS Are you a closet poet or a lover of the written word? Join Writers in the Schools for Night …
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  5. Free Slam Poetry Workshops for Teens

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    August 22, 2013 by WITS Editor

    If you are between the ages of 13-19, come join us for Meta-Fourth Fridays, held Fridays from 7:00-9:00 PM at Hope …
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  6. 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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  7. Chris Cander at Brazos Book Store

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    August 15, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Mark your calendars today for next Thursday’s reading by WITS writer Chris Cander at Brazos Book Store (2421 Bissonnet Street, …
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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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