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
AWP 2019 Conference in Portland, Oregon

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