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Writers Wanted to Work with Children & Youth
Writer's Garret

February, 2015

Writers WANTED 
to help"Spread the Word" 
to children and youth.



The Writer's Garret

seeks writers eager to share their passion for reading and writing in our Writers in Neighborhoods  

& Schools (WINS) enrichment program  

for children, youth, teachers, and families.  





 WINS places practicing / professional writers in schools, after-school programs, social service agencies, and community venues throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. All instructors, regardless of past experience, attend a comprehensive training followed by a paid apprenticeship. These are occasional and part-time contract positions modestly funded, but providing substantive experience. 

NEXT TRAINING IS Saturday February 21st 1-3:30 PM.  
(If you are unable to make this training, please send Tamitha a quick email with a few dates you are able to attend.)

Special interest given to those who submit in advance a short bio or resume to Tamitha here. 

No phone calls, please. 



We are especially interested in writers with past teaching experience; knowledge of TEKS / STAAR; appreciation of reading and writing across the curriculum; interdisciplinary talents in arts, video/filmmaking, science, history, geography, and / or math; training in ESL; fluency in Spanish; and the ability to work well with others. We are also looking for volunteer mentors to work one-on-one with children challenged by language, economic, or other barriers, so please let us know if you are interested.
Contact Tamitha at

for more information. 


Our mission is to foster the education and development of readers, writers, 
and audiences by putting them in touch with quality literature, 
each other, and the communities in which they live and write.

We are an equal opportunity employer.


: P.O. Box 180236
Dallas, Texas 75218

PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 10809 Garland Road, Dallas 75218

E-mail Address for WINS:
The Writer's Garret is made possible by the support 
of many individuals, corporations, foundations, nonprofits,

 educational institutions, and governmental agencies  

who understand the value of reading, writing,  

and the literary arts!


This season of educational programs and events 
has been made possible by the following:  


 National Endowment for the ArtsLucky Dog BooksCity of Dallas Office of Cultural AffairsTexas Commission on the Arts

R.L. & Phyllis Glazer Fund; Heritage Auctions ( Thought; Mike and Debra Decker; Gardere Wynne Sewell, LLP; Communities Foundation of Texas; Baskerville Publishers; Rain Fresh Water Company; Chase; Safeway; Donors to the Jack Myers and Jacob Myers Funds; and our Members, Board of Trustees, and Board of Sponsors.


(If we have inadvertently left anyone off this list,  

please let us know asap. We WANT to thank you!) 


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