A seventh grader's poetry and process.

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.

Teachers & Writers Magazine is published by Teachers & Writers Collaborative as a resource for teaching the art of writing to people of all ages. The online magazine presents a wide range of ideas and approaches, as well as lively explorations of T&W’s mission to celebrate the imagination and create greater equity in and through the literary arts.