WITS in Action! Turiya Autry at Grant High School

April 26, 2017

We visited Grant High School to see WITS writer Turiya Autry working in Courtney Palmer’s classes. Autry is teaching in two sections: African American Literature and Latin American Literature. For the latter, she began by asking the twenty-two students in class, “What…

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Poetry and Politics: March 30

April 4, 2017

On Thursday, March 30, Samiya Bashir, Natasha Marin, Geneve Chao, and Neil Aitken presented a reading followed by moderated panel discussion and audience Q&A on the subject of literary activism, social justice, intersectionality, feminism, and allyship.

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2017 Oregon Book Awards Finalists: Creative Nonfiction

April 3, 2017

The 2017 Oregon Book Awards ceremony takes place April 24 at the Gerding Theater. Join us! You can purchase tickets to the ceremony at Brown Paper Tickets. You can also cast your vote online for the 2017 Readers Choice Award. This years winners of the Oregon…

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Francine Prose

Francine Prose

April 26, 2017

With humor and great insight, bestselling author, Francine Prose, touches on revisions, the sources of ideas, and teaching writing.

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