Second annual student book launch at Evergreen Museum

On May 2nd, WBS’s young writers celebrated publication of their book, Baltimore Triumphs, with a reading at Evergreen Museum & Library. Local children’s author Elisabeth Dahl kicked off the event with introductory remarks, and then students from Thomas Johnson, Margaret Brent, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, and Baltimore City College high school read their stories, poems, and […]

You’re Invited to Our Lit Mag Reading (April 29) & Book Launch (May 3)!

WBS has two publications coming out this week: the second issue of our literary magazine, Baltimore by Hand, and our very first book, Baltimore Tales. Join us for two readings to help launch these publications. Second Annual Literary Magazine Reading Our second annual literary magazine reading will be held at the Johns Hopkins Barnes & […]

WBS Alum’s First Publication!

WBS alum Terrell Kellam’s first publication appears in the inaugural issue of Seltzer, a Baltimore-based online zine. Check it out here: http://www.seltzerzine.com/2012/03/12/night-comes-fast/ Terrell participated in WBS workshops at Margaret Brent from 2009 – 2010 and Baltimore City College High School from 2010 – 2011. He’s now a sophomore at City College High School. We’re super […]

Rock – Paper – B’More: Spring 2012 Music Fest for WBS!

Join us on Thursday, April 5 for Rock – Paper – B’More: Spring 2012 Music Fest at the Ottobar in support of our literary magazine, Baltimore by Hand! Our fabulous lineup includes Future Islands, Wing Dam, Raffi Joe, and Chester Endersby Gwazda, followed by DJ Fiar Medico. Tickets are $5 in advance (reserve yours through […]

Second annual Summer Writing Studio

On August 23 & 24, students convened at Barclay Elementary/Middle school for our second annual Summer Writing Studio! Together, our students and writing tutors spent two days immersed in the world of words. In just two days, we braved Virginia’s 5.8 magnitude earthquake on the third floor of Barclay (first the blackboard rattled, then our […]