Writers in the Schools offers free, public programs to help students continue their learning and engage with poetry while at home, and we are working to build out more options. The landing page link is here: Virtual Learning with WITS. A brief description of each current program is below. 

  • QuickWITS is a free 15-minute online writing experience for K-5 students  
  • WITS U is a series of interactive poetry writing workshops for youth in grades 6-12  
  • Free Verse is a monthly open mic series for youth ages 13-19. 
  • WITS + Discovery Green is a virtual version of our monthly Youth Poetry Session (usually held at Discovery Green Park). The next session is May 1.