Skagit Valley | Washington —historical, public domain photo
October 5, 2018 | We’re pleased to announce that Underground Writing’s forthcoming book—What No One Ever Tells You—is supported, in part, by a grant from the Washington State Arts Commission.
Underground Writing’s Current Newsletter | Read: October 2018 Newsletter
We launched our 5th site on September 19, 2018 | Skagit County Community Justice Center (new jail).
READ: FilmVerse event at the Lincoln Theatre in Mount Vernon, WA - May 12, 2018.
WATCH FILMS: Films by Mount Vernon High School students, based on writings by students in Juvenile Detention. A collaboration between Underground Writing and Voices of the Children.
August 27-31, 2018 - Weeklong Intensive Workshop in Juvenile Detention.
Book we’re reading, and writing-riffing on: Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds.
Listen: The Underground Writing Podcast
Migrant Leaders Club and Underground Writing - At the boarding gate in Seattle, heading for New York City!
Students from the Migrant Leaders Club and playwright, Quiara Alegría Hudes - Audience talkback after seeing Quiara's new musical, Miss You Like Hell at The Public Theater in New York City.
Journals donated for our trip to New York City. Thanks, Target - Burlington, Washington!
Front page of the Skagit Valley Herald, February 24, 2018.
Publication Date: Fall 2018. Honored to have our cover designed by local artist, Nathan McGehee.
What No One Ever Tells You is supported, in part, by a grant from the Washington State Arts Commission.
Pre-Publication Book Reading Events.
At the Museum of Northwest Art (MoNA) for our Pre-Publication Book Reading - 2.8.18 - Students from our Migrant Leaders Club site.
At the Museum of Northwest Art (MoNA) for our Pre-Publication Book Reading - 2.8.18 - Students from our Migrant Leaders Club and YMCA Oasis Daylight Center sites.
Teaching Writer (Chris) with one of our Migrant Leaders Club students.
READ: Some foundational ideas behind Underground Writing. Photo by Jonny Clow.
The entrance door to our SCJD workshop site.
Teaching Writer (Jen B.) at our Juvenile Detention workshop site.
Juvenile Detention workshop site.
Teaching Writer (Susanne) at our Juvenile Detention workshop site.
Teaching Writer (A. Muia) at our Juvenile Detention workshop site.
Teaching Writer (Matt) at our Juvenile Detention workshop site.
At the Mount Vernon Public Library for our Pre-Publication Book Reading - 2.22.18 - Students from our YMCA Oasis Daylight Center site.
At the Mount Vernon Public Library for our Pre-Publication Book Reading - 2.22.18 - Student from our YMCA Oasis Daylight Center site.
FilmVerse - Underground Writing students' poetry being made into short films. READ: Skagit Valley Herald article by Julia-Grace Sanders, February 11, 2018. Photo by Scott Terrell, Skagit Valley Herald.
FilmVerse event at the historic Lincoln Theatre - May 12, 2018 at 3 p.m. READ: Lincoln Theatre summary.
Teaching Writer (Jennifer) with students from the Migrant Leaders Club. Preparing for 2018's Hidden Truth event at the Lincoln Theater. Read more here.
Migrant Leaders Club workshop site.
Notebook | Template
READ: Underground Writing's Juvenile Justice Issues Event - April 20, 2017 - Hosted screening of They Call Us Monsters.
READ: Skagit Valley Herald article, April 13, 2017.
Farthest distance travelled by an Underground Writing T-Shirt? T-Shirt Thank You package to our friend, Hoang Xuan Huy, designer of the Underground Writing logo, arrived safely in Vietnam.