Literary Arts’ Writers in the Schools program is pleased to announce several student readings in February. The readings feature student authors who worked with our writers during the fall semester. Writers-in-residence and classroom teachers will read with the students.

Readings are free and everyone is welcome.

Cleveland High School
Tuesday, February 3rd at 7 p.m.
Chaos Cafe & Parlor: 2620 SE Powell
Writers-in-residence: Jess Lamb & John Isaacson

Madison High School
Thursday, February 12th at 7 p.m.
Bipartisan Cafe: 7901 SE Stark Street
Writers-in-residence: Mark Pomeray & Donna Prinzmetal

Grant High School
Thursday, February 19th at 7 p.m.
Fleur De Lis Bakery & Cafe: 3930 NE Hancock
Writers-in-residence: Lorraine Bahr, Matt Zrebski & Michael Dickman

Writers in the Schools (WITS), a program of Literary Arts, employs professional writers to conduct creative writing workshops in Portland public high schools and several alternative schools. Each year, the program reaches an estimated 3,000 students and their teachers. WITS also provides one-on-one mentorships, visits by local and touring authors, books for school libraries and professional development for teachers and writers.