A look at the Calverton Creative Writing Club

In June, we wrapped the second year of the Calverton Creative Writing Club. This marks the end of our fifth year partnering with Calverton to deliver programming. Enjoy these photos taken by our instructor Kyle Pompey.

Black Words Matter: My Experience with WBS

By Bryonna Reed Davidson College, Junior I am sitting in a crowded Charlotte airport. The signature airport soundtrack surrounds me: cellphones ringing in the distance, the woman next to me laughs while opening a sandwich, and the constant sound of intercom announcements. I have one book bag overflowing with a weekend’s worth of clothes– I […]

The Writers in Baltimore Schools issue of City Paper!

Check out the September 6 issue of City Paper, “A view of our city through profiles, poetry, and prose from Writers in Baltimore Schools.” The issue is filled with work that 19 of our young writers created during our 6th annual Baltimore Young Writers’ Summer Studio, with the guidance of Brandon Soderberg, City Paper Editor-in-Chief, and […]

Support our 6th annual Summer Writers’ Studio

By Sahara Page

The 2010-2011 school year was the beginning of a beautiful writing journey for me. Writers in Baltimore Schools came into my classroom and opened my mind to a whole different experience of writing — one I’d never had before. They taught me how to go deeper in my writing, use imagery,

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A Welcome from Rejjia Camphor


A gathering is where it started:

I see black and brown faces talking about

white missionaries who think a bullet can save

me from my blackness,

from myself.


And I feel at home as ever because I thought

I was the only one because that is what

society teaches you.

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