All students are served by our Writers Forum, which brings professional authors five times per year for rich assembly experiences. Students are offered opportunities to connect to the writing world beyond school, meeting with special guests, attending field trips such as the National Book Awards, and submitting to contests. Candice Iloh is a first generation Nigerian-American writer, teaching artist, youth educator, and author based in Brooklyn, New York. She has performed her work around the country and her writing has appeared in Fjords Review, The Grio, For Harriet, and elsewhere. Candice has served as a program director and workshop facilitator with Voices UnBroken, and as a teaching artist with Split This Rock, and poetryN. When not writing or teaching, you can find her in a dance class in Bedstuy and at www.
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National Novel Writing Month is a fun, empowering approach to creative writing. The challenge: draft an entire novel in just one month. For 30 wild, exciting, surprising days, you get to lock away your inner editor, let your imagination take over, and just create!
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