Grades 7-12. Space is limited, so sign up using the link on the left to get involved.
Transportation assistance such as bus cards and gas reimbursement are available upon request.
SOCIALIZE | SHARE | WRITE | READ | WORKSHOP | LEARN | GROW
Every other Tuesday | 6-8PM | FREE!
Check back in the fall for the updated schedule!
Young Writers at Intermedia Arts now has a blog! Visit us at http://iayoungwriters.tumblr.com/ where we'll be posting updates, info on field trips and events, new work by Young Writers participants, and more.
ABOUT THE TEACHING ARTIST
WAHIDA OMAR, Community Technology Empowerment Project AmeriCorps member, was born in her father’s hometown of Mogadishu, Somalia and spent her childhood in the Boston area, where her Armenian-American mother grew up. Wahida grew up in Arizona where she received a BA in Creative Writing & Anthropology from the University of Arizona. While studying at UA she completed a year-long academic/volunteer internship with BARA’s Tucson Refugee Project. Living in Minneapolis since 2009, Wahida was a 2009-2010 mentor with the Loft Literary Center’s inkTank Program for Teen Writers. She recently graduated from the Creative Writing MFA program at the University of Minnesota, where she taught undergraduate-level classes in creative writing and literature. She writes fiction and more.