Q&A with Laura Cyphers

Project Write Now is excited to introduce our newest instructor, Laura Cyphers, who will be teaching remotely from Virginia. Laura is teaching two poetry classes—one for adults: “Poetry & the Natural World” and one for teens: “Teen Poetry.” We recently “virtually” sat down with Laura to learn more about her love of poetry and to find out why she is looking forward to teaching these classes.

october community outreach

Red Bank Middle School: This month, to help generate ideas in our notebooks, we focused our weekly writing workshops with our 7th and 8th grade AVID students on topics we are familiar with and places that are special to us. We kicked off the month drafting stories about our names and the impact they have on our lives after reading “My Name” from The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros.

september community outreach

We LOVE the start of a new school year! It was a short month, but we accomplished a lot …
Red Bank Middle School: We are so excited to be back writing with the 7th and 8th grade AVID students at RBMS! Our 8th graders were thrilled to see us again–some even ran up to give us hugs and high fives! And the 7th graders seemed just as happy to start writing with us. …