Literary Arts


  • Book Arts
  • Creative Writing
  • Graphic Novels
  • Improv
  • Playwriting
  • Poetry
  • Songwriting
  • Storytelling

Featured Programs

Poetry Slam/ Spoken Word!

Students overcome resistance and find their unique voice as they write, revise and publish their own poems in a class anthology. They expand their work in a culminating Poetry Slam (a reading their poems in an encouraging atmosphere).  Grades K–12



Students re-inforce language development by crafting their own original stories, or re-telling and acting out fables and folktales from around the world.  Expands creative self expression, communication and listening skills.  Grades K-12

Bookmaking...Inside and Out

You can’t judge a book by its cover, but this residency makes it hard to resist.  A professional writer/ bookmaker uses creative writing projects to explore topics that pique students’ interest and imagination and then helps them use their creativity to also personalize their books.  Grades 4-12

Dramatic Strategies for Anti-Bullying

Students develop greater tolerance and anti-bullying awareness through playwriting, theatre games and improvisation. They are guided in creating monologues and dramatic activities that reflect different view points and address bullying prevention.  Grades K-12