Are you a writer looking for work in a school or other institution? Are you a school administrator or teacher who wants to know more about writers-in-the-schools programs? Do you want to find writers to teach in your school or community center? Following is a list of organizations that can provide you with information about writers-in-the-schools programs in your state or city, province or country. If you know of other programs that are helpful to writers and teachers, please e-mail Teachers & Writers Collaborative at info@twc.org.

States are listed alphabetically, followed by international programs:

A | C | D | F | G | H | I | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | International | Online

ALABAMA
Alabama Alliance for Arts Education
410 N. Hull St.
Montgomery, AL 36104334-269-1435

Alabama State Council on the Arts
201 Monroe Street
Montgomery, AL 36130
334-242-4076
staff@arts.alabama.gov
www.arts.state.al.us

Alabama Writers' Forum
PO Box 4777
Montgomery, AL 36103-4777
334-265-7728
writersforum@bellsouth.net
www.writersforum.org

ALASKA
49 Alaska Writing Center/Write Young Alaska
PO Box 221086
Anchorage, AK 99522
907-715-4007

Alaska State Council on the Arts
411 W. 4th Ave., Ste. 1E
Anchorage, AK 99501-2343
907-269-6682
susan.olson1@alaska.gov
www.eed.state.ak.us/aksca/#

ARIZONA
Arizona Commission on the Arts
417 W. Roosevelt St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003-1326
602-771-6501
info@azarts.gov
www.azarts.gov

The Poetry Center
University of Arizona
1508 E. Helen St.
Tucson, AZ 85721-0150
520-626-3765
poetry@email.arizona.edu
www.poetrycenter.arizona.edu

Spoken Futures Inc.
PO Box 49
Tucson, AZ 85702

ARKANSAS
Arkansas Arts Council
1500 Tower Bldg.
323 Center St.
Little Rock, AR 72201
501-324-9766
info@arkansasarts.com
www.arkansasarts.com

CALIFORNIA
California Arts Council
1300 I St., Ste.930
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-322-6555
info@caartscouncil.com
www.cac.ca.gov

California Poets in the Schools
7450 Fircrest Ave.
Sebastopol, CA 95472
707-486-7450
meshulaph@yahoo.com
www.cpits.org

National Writing Project
University of California
2105 Bancroft Way, #1042
Berkeley, CA 94720-1042
510-642-0963
nwp@nwp.org
www.writingproject.org

PEN Center USA
PEN Center USA
P.O. Box 6037
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
323-424-4939
pen@penusa.org
www.penusa.org

The Poetry Center
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132
415-338-2227
poetry@sfsu.edu
www.sfsu.edu/~poetry

Poetry Center San Jose
1650 Senter Rd.
San Jose, CA 95112-2599
408-297-3400
programs@posj.org
www.pcsj.org

Small Press Traffic
Literary Arts Center at CCAC
1111 8th St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
415-551-9278
smallpress@ccac-art.edu
www.smallpresstraffic.org

WritersCorps
San Francisco Arts Commission
25 Van Ness Ave., Ste. 240
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-252-4655
writerscorps@gmail.com
www.sfartscommission.org/WC

Youth Speaks
1663 Mission Street, Suite 604
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-255-9035
info@youthspeaks.org
www.youthspeaks.org

COLORADO
Aspen Writers’ Foundation
110 E. Hallam St., Ste. 116
Aspen, CO 81611970-925-3122

Colorado Council on the Arts
1625 Broadway, Ste. 2700
Denver, CO 80202
303-892-3802
www.coloarts.state.co.us

Lighthouse Writers Workshop
2123 Downing St.
Denver, CO 80205
303-297-1185
info@lighthousewriters.org
www.lighthousewriters.org

CONNECTICUT
Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism - Arts Division
One Financial Plaza, 755 Main St.
Hartford, CT 06103
860-256-2800
www.cultureandtourism.org/cct/site/default.asp

Westport Writers' Workshop
341 Newtown Tpk.
Wilton, CT 06897

DELAWARE
Delaware Division of the Arts
Carvel State Office Bldg., 4th Fl.
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-577-8278
delarts@state.de.us
www.artsdel.org

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

PEN/Faulkner Foundation
201 E. Capital St. SE
Washington, DC 20003
202-898-9063
jneely@penfaulkner.org
www.penfaulkner.org

FLORIDA
Center for Creative Education
452 24th St.
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
561-805-9927
kevinm@cceflorida.org
www.cceflorida.org

Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
R.A. Gray Bldg., 3rd Fl.
500 S. Bronough St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250
850-245-6470
info@florida-arts.org
www.florida-arts.org

GEORGIA
Georgia Council for the Arts
260 14th St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318-5360
404-685-2787
ssweiner@gaarts.org
www.gca.georgia.gov

HAWAII
Hawai'i Literary Arts Council
PO Box 11213
Honolulu, HI 96828
808-295-0648
reimersa001@hawaii.rr.com
www.hawaii.edu/hlac

State Foundation on Culture and the Arts
250 S. Hotel St., 2nd Fl.
Honolulu, HI 96813
808-586-0300
charles.medeiros@hawaii.gov
www.state.hi.us/sfca

IDAHO
The Cabin
801 S. Capitol Blvd.
Boise, ID 83702
208-331-8000
dede@thecabinidaho.org
www.thecabinidaho.org

Idaho Commission on the Arts
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0008
208-334-2119
info@arts.idaho.gov
www.arts.idaho.gov

ILLINOIS
Arts Alliance Illinois
203 N. Wabash Ave., Ste. 1920
Chicago, IL 60601
312-855-3105
joy@artsalliance.org
www.artsalliance.org

Free Street Theater
1419 W. Blackhawk Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
773-772-7248
gogogo@freestreet.org
www.freestreet.org

Illinois Arts Council
James R. Thompson Center
100 W. Randolph St., Ste. 10-500
Chicago, IL 60601
312-814-6750
iac.info@illinois.gov
www.arts.illinois.gov/

The Poetry Center of Chicago
37 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603
312-899-1229
info@poetrycenter.org
www.poetrycenter.org

Urban Gateways: The Center for Arts in Education
205 W. Randolph St., Ste. 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
312-922-0440
info@urbangateways.org
www.urbangateways.org

Young Chicago Authors
1180 N. Milwaukee Ave., 2nd Fl.
Chicago, IL 60642
773-486-4331
info@youngchicagoauthors.org
www.youngchicagoauthors.org

INDIANA
Indiana Arts Commission
100 North Senate Avenue, Room N505
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-232-1268
indianaartscommission@iac.in.gov
www.in.gov/arts

Indiana Partnership for Young Writers
615 W. 64th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46260
317-713-5713
jwallman@orchard.org
www.indianayoungwriters.org

The Writer's Center of Indiana
PO Box 30407
Indianapolis, IN 46230
317-255-0710,
mail@indianawriters.org
www.indianawriters.org

IOWA
Iowa Alliance for Arts Education
1610 Prospect Terr.
Davenport, IA 52803
563-271-4575
iaaedf@mchsi.com
iowaalliance4artsed.org

Iowa Arts Council
600 E. Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319-0290
515-281-5773
Dawn.Oropeza@iowa.gov
www.iowaartscouncil.org

KANSAS
Kansas Arts Commission
700 SW Jackson, Ste. 1004
Topeka, KS 66603-3774
785-296-3335
kac@arts.ks.gov
arts.state.ks.us

KENTUCKY
Kentucky Arts Council
21st Fl., Capital Plaza Tower
500 Mero St.
Frankfort, KY 40601-1987
502-564-3757
kyarts@ky.gov
www.artscouncil.ky.gov

LOUISIANA
Louisiana Division of the Arts
PO Box 44247
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-4247
225-342-8132
arts@crt.state.la.us
www.crt.state.la.us/arts

MAINE
Maine Arts Commission
193 State St.
25 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0025
207-287-2725
mainearts.info@maine.gov
mainearts.maine.gov

Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance
Glickman Family Library
314 Forest Avenue, Room 318
Portland, ME 04102
207-228-8263
info@mainewriters.org
www.mainewriters.org

MARYLAND
Maryland State Arts Council
175 W. Ostend St., Ste. E
Baltimore, MD 21230
410-767-6555
msac@msac.org
www.msac.org

The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh St.
Bethesda, MD 20815
301-654-8664
postmaster@writer.org
www.writer.org

MASSACHUSETTS
Amherst Writers & Artists
P.O. Box 1076
Amherst, MA 01004
413-253-3307
amherstwriters@gmail.com
www.amherstwriters.com

Massachusetts Cultural Council
10 St. James Ave., 3rd Fl.
Boston, MA 02116
617-727-3668
mcc@art.state.ma.us
www.massculturalcouncil.org

MICHIGAN
InsideOut Literary Arts Project
2111 Woodward Ave., Ste. 1010
Detroit, MI. 48201
313-965-5332
info@insideoutdetroit.org
www.insideoutdetroit.org

Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
Michigan Economic Development Corporation
300 N. Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48913
517-241-4011
www.themedc.org/Arts/

MINNESOTA
COMPAS: Community Programs in the Arts
75 5th St. W., Ste. 304
St. Paul, MN 55102-1496
651-292-3249
www.compas.org

Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-871-4444
info@intermediaarts.org
www.intermediaarts.org

Lake Superior Writers
1301 Rice Lake Rd., Ste. 132
Duluth, MN 55811
218-722-3094
writers@lakesuperiorwriters.org
http://lakesuperiorwriters.wordpress.com

The Loft Literary Center
Ste. 200, Open Book
1011 Washington Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
612-215-2575
loft@loft.org
www.loft.org

Minnesota State Arts Board
Park Square Ct., Ste. 200
400 Sibley St.
St. Paul, MN 55101-1928
651-215-1600
msab@arts.state.mn.us
www.arts.state.mn.us

MISSISSIPPI
Mississippi Arts Commission
501 N. West St.
Ste. 1101A, Woolfolk Bldg.
Jackson, MS 39201
601/359-6030
www.arts.state.ms.us

MISSOURI
Missouri Alliance for Arts Education
3825 Federer Place
Saint Louis, MO 63116
314-753-5805
Deborah.Fisher@moaae.org
www.moaae.org

Missouri Arts Council
815 Olive St., Ste. 16
St. Louis, MO 63101-1503
314-340-6845
moarts@ded.mo.gov
www.missouriartscouncil.org

MONTANA
Missoula Writing Collaborative
Brunswick Building, 2nd Floor
223 W. Railroad
Missoula, MT 59801
406-549-3348
www.missoulawritingcollaborative.org

Montana State Arts Council
PO Box 202201
Helena, MT 59620-2201
406-444-6430
mac@mt.gov
www.art.mt.gov

NEBRASKA
Nebraska Arts Council
1004 Farnam St.
Omaha, NE 68102
402-595-2122
nac.info@nebraska.gov
www.nebraskaartscouncil.org

NEVADA
Nevada Arts Council
716 N. Carson St., Ste. A
Carson City, NV 89701
775-687-6680
sboskoff@nevadaculture.org
nevadaculture.org/nac

NEW HAMPSHIRE
The Frost Place
PO Box 74
Franconia, NH 03580
603-823-5510
frost@frostplace.org
www.frostplace.org

New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
2 1/2 Beacon St., Ste. 225
Concord, NH 03301-4447
603-271-2789
www.nh.gov/nharts

New Hampshire Writers' Project
2500 N. River Rd.
Manchester, NH 03106
603-314-7980
info@nhwritersproject.org
www.nhwritersproject.org

NEW JERSEY
New Jersey State Council on the Arts
225 W. State St., 4th Fl.
Trenton, NJ 08608
609-292-6130
www.njartscouncil.org

Walt Whitman Arts Center
101 Cooper St.
Camden, NJ 08102
856-964-8300
www.waltwhitmancenter.org

NEW MEXICO
New Mexico Arts
PO Box 1450
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1450
505-827-6490
www.nmarts.org

NEW YORK
The Academy of American Poets
584 Broadway, Ste. 604
New York, NY 10012-5243
212-274-0343,
academy@poets.org
www.poets.org

Adirondack Center for Writing
Paul Smith's College, PO Box 265
Paul Smiths, NY 12970
518-327-6278,
info@adirondackcenterforwriting.org
www.adirondackcenterforwriting.org

Asian American Writers' Workshop
110-112 West 27th Street, 6th Fl.
New York, NY 10001
212-494-0061
desk@aaww.org
www.aaww.org

Community-Word Project
11 Broadway, Suite 508
New York, NY 10004
212-962-3820
mkotler@communitywordproject.org
www.communitywordproject.org

Girls Write Now
247 W. 37th St., Ste. 1800
New York, NY 10018
212-336-9330
info@girlswritenow.org
www.girlswritenow.org

The Hudson Valley Writers' Center
300 Riverside Dr.
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
914-332-5953
info@writerscenter.org
www.writerscenter.org

Just Buffalo Literary Center
Market Arcade
617 Main St., Ste. 202A
Buffalo, NY 14203
716-832-5400,
info@justbuffalo.org
www.justbuffalo.org

New York Foundation for the Arts
20 Jay Street, 7th Fl.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
212-366-6900
www.nyfa.org

New York State Council on the Arts
175 Varick St.
New York, NY 10014
212-627-4455
www.nysca.org

PEN American Center
588 Broadway, Ste. 303
New York, NY 10012
212-334-1660
pen@pen.org
www.pen.org

The Poetry Project at Saint Mark's Church
131 E. 10th St.
New York, NY 10003
212-674-0910
info@poetryproject.com
www.poetryproject.com

Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282
212-431-7920
info@poetshouse.org
www.poetshouse.org

Read to Me
PO Box 730, Planetarium Station
New York, NY 10024-0539
212-721-6211
susan@readtomeprogram.org
www.readtomeprogram.org

Teachers & Writers Collaborative
520 Eighth Ave., Ste. 2020
New York, NY 10018
212-691-6590
info@twc.org
www.twc.org

Writers & Books
740 University Ave.
Rochester, NY 14607-1259
585-473-2590
www.wab.org

Urban Word NYC
242 W. 27th St., Ste. 3A
New York, NY 10001
212-352-3495
info@urbanwordnyc.org
www.urbanwordnyc.org

Voices UnBroken
1414 Metropolitan Avenue, 2nd Floor
Bronx, NY 10462
718-6842125
info@voicesunbroken.org
www.voicesunbroken.org

Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center
246 Old Walt Whitman Road
Huntington, NY 11746
631-427-5240
www.waltwhitman.org

NORTH CAROLINA
North Carolina Arts Council
MSC #4632
Dept. of Cultural Resources
Raleigh, NC 27699-4632
919-807-6500
ncarts@ncdcr.gov
www.ncarts.org

North Carolina Writers' Network
PO Box 21591
Winston-Salem, NC 27120
336-293-8844
mail@ncwriters.org
www.ncwriters.org

True Ink/Asheville Writers in the Schools
347 Kenilworth Rd.
Asheville, NC 28805
828-215-9002j

NORTH DAKOTA
North Dakota Council on the Arts
1600 E. Century Ave., Ste. 6
Bismarck, ND 58503
701-328-7590
comserv@state.nd.us
www.state.nd.us/arts

OHIO
Ohio Arts Council
727 E. Main St.
Columbus, OH 43205-1796
614-466-2613
webmaster@oac.state.oh.us
www.oac.state.oh.us

Thurber House
77 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215
614-464-1032
www.thurberhouse.org

Wick Poetry Center
301 Satterfield Hall
Kent State University
PO Box 5190
Kent, Ohio 44242-0001
330-672-2067
wickpoet@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/wick

OKLAHOMA
Latimer County Arts Council
1301 W. Main St.
Wilburton, OH 74578
 

Oklahoma Arts Council
PO Box 52001-2001
Oklahoma City, OK 73152-2001
405-521-2931
okarts@arts.ok.gov
www.arts.ok.gov

Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers
Oklahoma State University-Tulsa
700 N. Greenwood
Tulsa, OK 74106
918-594-8215
poetsandwriters.okstate.edu

OREGON
Literary Arts Writers in the Schools
224 NW 13th Ave., Ste. 306
Portland, OR 97209
503-227-2583
www.literary-arts.org

Mountain Writers Center
2804 SE 27th Ave., #2
Portland, OR 97202
503-232-4517
pdxmws@mountainwriter.org
www.mountainwriters.org

Oregon Arts Commission
775 Summer St. NE, Ste. 200
Salem, OR 97301-1280
503-986-0082
oregon.artscomm@state.or.us
www.oregonartscommission.org

PENNSYLVANIA
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
216 Finance Bldg.
Harrisburg, PA 17120
717-787-6883
www.pacouncilonthearts.org

RHODE ISLAND

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
One Capitol Hill, 3rd Fl.
Providence, RI 02908
401-222-3880
info@arts.ri.gov
www.arts.ri.gov

SOUTH CAROLINA
South Carolina Arts Commission
1800 Gervais St.
Columbia, SC 29201
803-734-8696
info@arts.sc.gov
www.southcarolinaarts.com

South Carolina Writers Workshop
PO Box 7104
Columbia, SC 29202
www.myscww.org

SOUTH DAKOTA
South Dakota Arts Council
711 E. Wells Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-3301
sdac@state.sd.us
www.artscouncil.sd.gov

TENNESSEE
Arts Memphis
119 South Main Street, Ste. 500
Memphis, TN 38103
901-578-2787
www.artsmemphis.org

Tennessee Arts Commission
401 Charlotte Ave.
Nashville, TN 37243-0780
615-741-1701
www.arts.state.tn.us

Tennessee Writers Alliance
PO Box 120396
Nashville, TN 37212
615-893-4117
inquiries@tn-writers.org
www.tn-writers.org

TEXAS
Badgerdog Literary Publishing
PO Box 302678
Austin, TX 78703
512-538-1305

Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
1300 Guadalupe St.
San Antonio, TX 78207
210-271-3151
www.guadalupeculturalarts.org

Gemini Ink
513 S. Presa
San Antonio, TX 78205
210-734-9673
info@geminiink.org
www.geminiink.org

WITS Alliance
c/o Writers in the Schools
1523 W. Main
Houston, TX 77006
713-523-3877
rreagler@witshouston.org
www.witsalliance.org

Writers in the Schools
1523 W. Main
Houston, TX 77006
713-523-3877
mail@witshouston.org
www.witshouston.org/

Writers' League of Texas
611 S. Congress Ave., Ste. 130
Austin, TX 78704
512-499-8914
wlt@writersleague.org
www.writersleague.org

UTAH
Utah Division of Arts & Museums
617 E. South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
801-236-7555
arts.utah.gov

VERMONT
Vermont Arts Council
136 State St.
Montpelier, VT 05633-6601
802-828-3291
www.vermontartscouncil.org

VIRGINIA
Charlottesville Writing Center
PO Box 5608
Charlottesville, VA 22905
434-293-3702
cvillewriter@mac.com
cvillewrites.org

Virginia Commission for the Arts
Lewis House
223 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
804-225-3132
arts@arts.virginia.gov
www.arts.virginia.gov

WASHINGTON
Seattle Arts & Lectures - Writers in the Schools
105 S. Main St. Ste. 201
Seattle, WA 98104
206-621-2230
wits@lectures.org
www.lectures.org/wits/

Washington State Arts Commission
711 Capitol Way S., Ste. 600
Olympia, WA 98504-2675
360-753-3860
info@arts.wa.gov
www.arts.wa.gov

WEST VIRGINIA
West Virginia Division of Culture and History
The Culture Center
Capitol Complex
1900 Kanawha Blvd. E.
Charleston, WV 25305-0300
304-558-0220
www.wvculture.org/arts

WISCONSIN
Wisconsin Arts Board
101 E. Wilson St., 1st Fl.
Madison, WI 53702
608-266-0190
artsboard@wisconsin.gov
artsboard.wisconsin.gov

Woodland Pattern
720 E. Locust St.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
414-263-5001
woodlandpattern@sbcglobal.net
www.woodlandpattern.org

WYOMING
Wyoming Arts Council
2320 Capitol Ave.
Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-7742
ebratt@state.wy.us
wyoarts.state.wy.us

INTERNATIONAL

CANADA
Writers in Electronic Residence
Education Commons
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE/UT)
252 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6
416-978-0024
wier@wier.ca
www.wier.ca

Writers Federation of Nova Scotia
1113 Marginal Rd.
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
902-423-8116
talk@writers.ns.ca
www.writers.ns.ca

IRELAND
Poetry Ireland
No. 2 Proud's Lane
Dublin 2
353-1-478-9974
info@poetryireland.ie
www.poetryireland.ie

NETHERLANDS
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
PO Box 95312
2509 CH The Hague
31-70-3140884
ifla@ifla.org
www.ifla.org

NEW ZEALAND
New Zealand Book Council
Level 7
Alan Burns Insurances House
69-71 Boulcott Street
Wellington 6011
64-4-499-1569
admin@bookcouncil.org.nz
www.bookcouncil.org.nz

UNITED KINGDOM
National Association of Writers in Education
PO Box 1
Sheriff Hutton
York YO60 7YU
01653-618429
www.nawe.co.uk

New Writing North
Holy Jesus Hospital
City Road
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2AS
0191-233-3850
www.newwritingnorth.com

Poetry Library
Level 5
Royal Festival Hall
London SE1 8XX
44-020-7921-0943/0664
www.poetrylibrary.org.uk

The Poetry Society
22 Betterton Street
London WC2H 9BX
44-020-7420-9880
info@poetrysociety.org.uk
www.poetrysociety.org.uk

Scottish Book Trust
Sandeman House, Trunk's Close
55 High Street
Edinburgh EH1 1SR
44-0131-524-0160
info@scottishbooktrust.com
www.scottishbooktrust.com

ONLINE

Comics Workshop
http://comicsworkshop.wordpress.com/

Live Free and Draw (a creating comics website)
http://livefreeanddraw.com/

The Journalism Journeyman 
(follows the journalism industry and provides tips on careers, schools, and networking.)
http://journalismdegree.org/blog/

 

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