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I Have to Swallow the Time

This piece comes from our site at Skagit County’s Juvenile Detention. UW Teaching Writer Suzanne brought in a poem from a Chinese factory worker. Matt and Alvin discuss protest, despair, hope, and transformation.

Links of Interest:

What No One Ever Tells You
Iron Moon: An Anthology of Chinese Worker Poetry
In the Words of China's Workers

Underground Writing: a literature-based creative writing program serving migrant, incarcerated, recovery, and other at-risk communities in northern Washington through literacy and personal transformation.

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Book of Hours with Teaching Writer Chris Hoke

Chris Hoke is a Gang Pastor and Prisoner Reentry Organizer as the Founder and Director of Underground Ministries. He joins Matt and Alvin in the studio to discuss what he’s encountered in his almost four years as a Teaching Writer at Underground Writing.

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
Chris Hoke
Rainer Maria Rilke
Jellyfish
Migrant Leaders Club
Aldo Leopold
Martin Espada

Underground Writing: a literature-based creative writing program serving migrant, incarcerated, recovery, and other at-risk communities in northern Washington through literacy and personal transformation.

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