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Writing With Serenity 

By Nancy Barnhart Serenity was her name. She was five years old and named after the Serenity Prayer, words I imagine countless Houstonians recited as a daily, sometimes hourly, mantra as we faced epic flooding in our city: God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I…

Creating a Refuge with Stories

By Joshua Nguyen I originally came back to Houston the weekend Hurricane Harvey hit because of a Coldplay concert. I was planning to surprise my partner with the tickets, but the concert was soon cancelled when the storm began to bear down on the city. I was staying at my partner’s apartment near the Museum District,…

50th Stories: On Gratitude

By Nicole Callihan I was twenty-two, and I was finally in New York City. I remember walking up Broadway and smiling at people: the deli guy arranging roses in green buckets, the line cook taking a smoke on his lunchbreak, a young woman with a bun and legwarmers, clearly rushing to rehearse Swan Lake, the…

50th Stories: My T&W Life

By Sheryl Noethe     Teachers & Writers Collaborative is turning 50 years old this fall. To celebrate this milestone, we asked people who have been part of T&W’s work over the last five decades to tell their stories. In this 50th story, poet Sheryl Noethe writes about becoming a T&W teaching artist and receiving the gift…

50th Stories: To T&W with Love

By Jeffrey Pflaum Teachers & Writers Collaborative will turn 50 years old in fall 2017. To celebrate this milestone, we asked people who have been part of T&W’s work over the last five decades to tell their stories. Jeffrey Pflaum reflects on how T&W books and writers have inspired his own teaching and writing.  …

PS 457 Young Leadership Academy/Teachers & Writers Collaborative Partnership Program Snapshot

T&W teaching artists Alba Delia Hernandez and Samantha LoCoco conducted a 20-session residency at PS 457, Young Leadership Academy, in the Bronx with second-grade gifted and talented students. The students learned about figurative language and poetic structure and examined a range of diverse authors such as Sandra Cisneros, Willie Perdomo, Pablo Neruda, Kwame Dawes, and…

50th Stories: Office Space and Chatter

By Nancy Larson Shapiro Teachers & Writers Collaborative is turning 50 years old in 2017. To celebrate this milestone, we asked people who have been part of T&W’s work over the last five decades to tell their stories. Nancy Larson Shapiro, long-time T&W staff director and now chair of the T&W Board of Directors, shares…

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