Current News and Media
Check out where WITS Houston has been featured in the news.
Sep 15, 2023
Houston Arts Journal: Writers in the Schools welcomes Giuseppe Taurino as new Executive Director
The long-running literary and education nonprofit Writers in the Schools recently announced writer, educator, and arts leader Giuseppe Taurino as its new Executive Director. Taurino began his role on September 1, 2023.
Jul 13, 2023
You’re invited to support Writers in the Schools young poets as they prepare for international competition
The Meta4 Houston team is the face of Houston’s youth poetry scene. Teens who make the team must compete in preliminary slams and score in the top six at the Space City Grand Slam (held in April).
May 25, 2023
The Buzz: Inspiring Young Writers
Supporters of Writers in the Schools (WITS) celebrated 40 years of encouraging a love of reading and writing at Chapter 40: An Odyssey of Impact gala. Liz and Steven Bender (pictured) chaired the event at the Junior League of Houston that honored Phillip Lopate who founded WITS in 1983.