Tagged Young Writers of the World

Young Writers of the World: Wasila

Wasila is ten years old and in the fifth grade in a New York City public school in the Bronx, where she lives with her parents and five brothers. This winter she was in a creative writing class taught by T&W teaching artist Ibi Zoboi. She spoke with Susan Karwoska on a cold and windy…

Young Writers of the World: Aminata

Aminata is the youngest of four children, and lives with her parents, originally from Senegal, in the Bronx, where she is a fifth-grader at a New York City public school.  She loves playing games on her phone, and was a student in T&W teaching artist Ibi Zoboi’s creative writing class this winter.  In an interview…

Young Writers of the World: Stanley

 Stanley was born in the Dominican Republic and came to live in New York City about three years ago. He likes pretty much everything about New York, he says, except for the cold.  Stanley is a fifth-grader in a public school in the Bronx, where he is an enthusiastic participant in T&W teaching artist Ibi…

YOUNG WRITERS OF THE WORLD: SAVANNAH

Savannah (pictured here with her mother, Pauline) is a student in a Brooklyn, New York public middle school and was in a seventh-grade class taught by writer and T&W teaching artist Liz Arnold in the spring of 2015. She spoke with editor Susan Karwoska in May and—along with her mom—again in September about what the…

YOUNG WRITERS OF THE WORLD: AHRAR

  Ahrar is a student in a New York City public school and was in a second-grade class taught by poet and T&W teaching artist Matthew Burgess in the spring of 2015. In this interview with editor Susan Karwoska, he holds forth on poetry and his plans for the future.  * Teachers & Writers: Do…

Young Writers of the World: Ethan

Ethan is a student in a Brooklyn, New York public middle school and was in a seventh-grade class taught by writer and T&W teaching artist Liz Arnold in the spring of 2015. He talked about his experience in the class and his plans for the future with editor Susan Karwoska this past May.  * Ethan:…

Young Writers of the World: Adelle

Adelle is a student in a Manhattan public school in New York City and was in a second-grade class taught by poet and T&W teaching artist Matthew Burgess in the spring of 2015. She talked about her poetry, dreams, and imagination with editor Susan Karwoska this past May.  * Teachers & Writers: What do you enjoy…

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