We’re excited to announce the 2015 spring schedule for our Writers in the Schools end-of-residency readings. All readings are free and open to the public; please join us in celebrating these young writers’ work!
Gresham High School
Thursday, May 7, 6:30 p.m. at Origins Coffee (600 NW Eastman Pkwy, Gresham)
Featuring WITS writers Serena Crawford and Matt Zrebski
Lincoln High School
Wednesday, May 13, 6:30 p.m. at Portland Art Museum (1219 SW Park Avenue)
Featuring WITS writers Alex Behr, Jonathan Hill, and Amy Minato.
Franklin High School
Thursday, May 14 at 7:00 p.m. at Cafe au Play (5633 SE Division)
Featuring WITS writers James Gendron and Evan Williams.
Grant High School
Tuesday, May 19 at 7:00 pm. at Broadway Books (1714 NE Broadway)
Featuring WITS writers Jamie Houghton and Kathleen Lane.
Grant High School
Wednesday, May 20 at 7:00 p.m. at Broadway Books (1714 NE Broadway)
Featuring WITS writers Cooper Lee Bombardier and Jon Raymond.
Roosevelt High School
Thursday, May 21 at 5:00 p.m. at Cathedral Coffee (7530 N. Willamette Blvd)
Featuring WITS writer Mark Pomeroy and Ramiza Koya.
Many thanks to all the teachers and writers who have worked with students throughout the semester, to our talented and dedicated WITS writers, and to our community partners for providing great local venues for students to showcase their work in front of a supportive audience.
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