Writing Workshops

Honing the Craft of Writing

Our Writing Workshops are designed to support students with writing skill development. Workshops are led by trained writers who come to classrooms as Teaching Artists to guide students through hands-on writing exercises that help them learn about and practice the craft of writing.

How It Works

Educators interested in our Writing Workshops can request the dates and times that work best for their classrooms. Our sessions are open to students in grades 3-12. All Writing Workshops are offered at no cost to Title I schools.

For Educators

If you’re a DC educator interested in our Writing Workshops or have questions about our programming, please contact us at education@penfaulkner.org. You can also view our menu of Writing Workshops below.

We wrote poems in the style of a handful of his poems and students loved writing their own poetry as well. More than a handful of students really stepped up and began to own their own voice. It was great to see.

Topher K.

High School English Teacher

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