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WITS Student Featured in American Life in Poetry JAN 15, 2010
A piece by Nancyrose Houston, a student in the 2008-09 WITS program, was featured this week in "American Life in Poetry," a nationally syndicated newspaper column showcasing contemporary American poems. Nancyrose was a student in Wilson Diehl's class at Roosevelt High School. Thanks to Wilson for nurturing such great writing, and congratulations to Nancyrose! For more information see American Life Poetry.
Photo Caption: Nancyrose Houston reads her piece at fall 2009 launch of Wake Up in Brightness, the best-of anthology of student writing from the 2008-09 WITS program.
“Writers in the Schools not only gave me the freedom to express myself, but also helped me express myself in better, stronger, and more creative ways.”
-- Roosevelt HIgh School 10th Grader