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Our core program places professional writers in schools to conduct creative writing workshops that engage students’ imaginations and introduce them to the pleasure and power of writing.
The residencies consist of 25 weekly sessions, allowing writers to become an integral part of students’ experiences. These year-long in-school residencies bring students together with practicing writers who serve as models of the creative life and help students to take themselves seriously as writers.
Publications celebrate and display students’ work in eye-catching, attractive magazines. They bring students’ work to the community at large, creating a sense of pride and interest in written expression of the highest quality. Graphic artists, designers, and other professionals have provided their professional services for the past several years at minimal or no cost.
InsideOut students have won writing awards in most major high school literary competitions including Michigan Youth Arts Festival; National Council of Teachers of English; Broadside Press; Albion College Poetry Contest; Lawrence Tech Writing Contest; NAACP Essay Contest; Detroit Auto Dealers Short Story Contest; Writers Voice, and more. In April 2001, members of Citywide Poets, InsideOut’s after-school poetry performance workshop, placed fourth out of 25 cities in the National Youth Poetry Slam.
InsideOut has residencies in the following schools for the 2012/2013 school year:
DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS
- Cody MCH-VOICES
- Cody APL-VOICES
- Mark Twain
- Western International High School
OUT OF DISTRICT
- University Prep Science & Math