Monthly Archives: December 2014

A Poem As Big As New York City

STUDENT WRITING Looking for a great gift for students of all ages?  A POEM AS BIG AS NEW YORK CITY is a delightful book-length poem that spreads the wonder and joy that is New York, as told through the words of its young people. It makes a delightful gift! As part of an unprecedented series of T&W…

Memory’s Room

FROM THE ARCHIVE Mary Carruthers From:Teachers & Writers Magazine(May-June 1999, Volume 30, Number 5) While the following article may be a little different than usual for this magazine, we were struck by the interesting possibilities it seemed to hold for the writer and writing teacher—Editor   By Dallas C. Galvin, Editor, The Poetry Calendar The…


Brooklyn seventh-grader Joseph Carrasquillo shares his poetry and process, and talks about how writing helps “free my mind into a quieter place.” T&W thanks Amy Epstein for this video from her residency at PS 140. Produced and directed by Amy Epstein.

Letter Q

Letter Q by Nyrobi (7th Grade) I am the letter Q I’m close to an O, that perfect round O But there’s always something sticking out Always in my way I can’t roll cause I will stop, but I will always try Imperfect but different You won’t see me all the time I tend to…

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