Austin and Pflugerville Workshops
*Thanks to all the Barrio Writers who attended our virtual summer workshops! As we take new information and health/safety practices into account from the city and State of Texas, we will make decisions about future virtual and in-person programming. Stay tuned for more updates and announcements about 2021 summer programs. If you want updates for Fall 2020 events, follow us on Facebook or Instagram: @barriowriters.*
Barrio Writers Austin continues to partner with the Center for Latino Studies at the University of Texas in Austin to host a free 1-week summer writing program for youth 13-21 years old.
Barrio Writers Pflugerville partners with the Pflugerville Public Library to host a free 1-week summer writing program for youth 13-18 years old.
These college-level creative writing programs founded by Sarah Rafael Garcia are led by Program Co-Directors Leticia Urieta and Marilyse Figueroa along with UT students and other local community educators/artists which will provide youth with an opportunity to learn different forms of writing (poetry, spoken word, hip-hop, short stories, essay), (virtual) author's visits and field trips.
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Barrio Writers in Austin is supported & co-hosted by The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, The Pflugerville Public Library/City of Pflugerville, Resistencia Bookstore and Save Our Youth, a project by Red Salmon Arts.