WITS Residency: Cooper Lee Bombardier at Grant High School

May 25, 2016

WITS recently visited Grant High School to document writer Cooper Lee Bombardier’s work with students in Dylan Leeman’s ninth grade writing workshop. It was Friday morning and students joked and chatted as they took their seats in a classroom with…

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Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Sonja Thomas

May 24, 2016

We’re excited to be featuring the 2016 Oregon Literary Fellowship recipientson our blog this spring! The applications for 2017 fellowships are due Friday, June 24, 2016 and you can read the guidelines and download an application by clicking here. 2016 Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient Sonja Thomas…

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WITS Reading for Franklin HS at Bipartisan Café

May 18, 2016

[by Molly Simas] On May 17, family and friends of Franklin HS students crowded into SE Portland’s Bipartisan Café for a reading of student work, celebrating the conclusion of spring WITS residencies at Franklin. As they waited for the event…

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Brendan Gill

Brendan Gill

May 25, 2016

New Yorker columnist Brendan Gill examines the boom and bust of urban architecture and what it might mean for the future of human civilization.

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