Filtering by Category: Bi-Weekly Catch Up

I Belong Here

It’s a deal with the threat of more consequences.

Matt shares a poem from the Skagit Juvenile Detention site, aftering a poem by Mahmoud Darwish. He and Alvin discuss confronting one’s own outcome and cause-effect.

Matt shares about UW’s newest Teaching Writer, Laurie Parker, and UW’s Anthology, What No One Ever Tells You, being launched at the Mount Vernon City Library on February 21.

Note: We are a creative writing program serving at-risk populations. We do not broadcast names or identifying details of the students we work with.

Links of Interest:

What No One Ever Tells You
What No One Ever Tells You, Book Launch
Mahmoud Darwish
"Seismic shift" in juvenile justice in Washington
Laurie Parker and our Teaching Writers
ArtsWA
AWP 2019 Conference in Portland, Oregon

Underground Writing: a literature-based creative writing program serving migrant, incarcerated, recovery, and other at-risk communities in Northern Washington through literary engagement and personal restoration.

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The Last Candle

Matt and Alvin wrestle with a piece from the YMCA Oasis Daylight Center. They discuss hope, despair, rebellion, and protest.

Matt shares updates about the new anthology, What No One Ever Tells You, the honor of Underground Writing being spotlighted by the wonderful On Being project on NPR, FilmVerse now underway in its second year, the support of Red Door Thrift Shop, the Washington State Arts Commission, and the upcoming AWP Conference in Portland, Oregon.

Note: We are a creative writing program serving at-risk populations. We do not broadcast names or identifying details of the students we work with.

LINKS OF INTEREST:
What No One Ever Tells You
YMCA Oasis Daylight Center  
Czeslaw Milosz  
On Being
On Being’s debut Community Spotlight, featuring Underground Writing
FilmVerse
Red Door Thrift Shop
AWP Conference 2019  

Underground Writing: a literature-based creative writing program serving migrant, incarcerated, recovery, and other at-risk communities in Northern Washington through literary engagement and personal restoration.

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