Writers in Classrooms


The Southern Lit Alliance's Celebration of Southern Literature (CSL) and Special Literary Events bring hundreds of readers and writers together to celebrate literature. The CSL alone reaches over 10,000 students through its Education Enrichment programs—the Young Southern Student Writers, Writers in Classrooms and Creative Writing Workshops for Teachers.

Writers in Classrooms
During the 2013 Celebration of Southern Literature, twenty-six writers will visit local public schools to meet one-on-one with students and Language Arts teachers providing innovative literary arts experiences.

The following writers are participating in the 2013 Writers in Classrooms program—

Richard Bausch          Wayne Caldwell            Elizabeth Cox          Arthur Golden
Katori Hall                   Brooks Haxton              Fred Hobson           Andrew Hudgins
Edward P. Jones        Holly Goddard Jones    Rodney Jones          Randall Kenan
Michael Knight            Laura Marks                 Ami Mattison            Rose McClarney
Jill McCorkle               Michael O'Brien            Wyatt Prunty            
John Shelton Reed     Lee Smith                     Ellen Bryant Voigt    James West
Allen Wier                   C. D. Wright