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So proud of our Hatchett Elementary students who read from their DIY Zine last week! Special thanks to Marisela Barrera, writer-in-residence on this wonderful project Check out their book ❣  #diy #publishing #youthvoice




Follow this link to listen to poems produced in a Writers in Communities workshop at Alpha Home, a Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center in San Antonio for mothers and women in recovery.

Thank you to Alpha Home for this collaboration—and to Erica De La Rosa, and Clint Taylor—our Writers in Residence on this project.

Learn more about Alpha Home at

Gracias to all Writers in Communities faculty who took part in our annual WIC training last Saturday. Thanks for all your support and all the work that you do!


…and to Xavier Garza ‏who created this lovely poster for the students. We hope you’re having a lovely reading summer!


The Writers in Communities program is so appreciative to have taken part in this three-day poetry workshop with students at Davis Middle School, in collaboration with KLRN. The three-day, three-hour sessions, facilitated by our wonderful instructors, Joy and Vocab, sparked lots of excitement inthe students who produced AMAZING work! Read it for yourself by clicking on the link below.

See the broadsides up close at this link.

This poetry project was part of KLRN’s Black History Month programming. Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise | Film Preview Screening & Poetry Slam takes place at The Playhouse San Antonio on Feb 15 at 7pm.  This is a FREE and family-friendly event.



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