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 […]

Literary magazine launches at Barnes & Noble!

Writers in Baltimore Schools’s literary magazine, Baltimore by Hand, launched May 8th at the Charles Village Barnes & Noble. We celebrated the launch with a reading given by WBS students. Ten students read selections from Baltimore by Hand and new works from WBS workshops.  Copies of Baltimore by Hand are available with a $5 donation […]

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward P. Jones works with WBS students

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward P. Jones spent Tuesday, April 19 with WBS’s high school group, which meets weekly to read Jones’s short fiction. The students then attended Towson University’s inaugural Dr. John Gissendanner Memorial Lecture Series, where Jones read from his collection All Aunt Hagar’s Children. Here are some photos from the workshops with Jones.