Outreach

Teaching Artist Community Outreach and Residencies

  • Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, Ohio, January 2016 – July 2017
    •   Led creative writing groups under the auspice of the Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy Center
  • Urban Vision, Akron, Ohio, September – December 2016
    •   Led creative writing sessions in the “My Voice” Program under the auspice of the Wick Poetry Center
  • International Institute of Akron, Akron, Ohio, July 2016
    •   Taught creative writing workshops for refugee and immigrant populations under the auspice of the Wick Poetry Center

      Amanda teaches poetry at the International Institute of Akron.
      Amanda teaches poetry at the International Institute of Akron.
  • Summa Akron City Hospital, Akron, Ohio, January – May 2016
    •   Led staff support groups for palliative care team under the auspice of the Wick Poetry Center
  • Homeschool Poetry Fair, Mayfield Village, Ohio, 27 April 2016
    •   Led creative writing session with home-school program at the Mayfield Branch of Cleveland Libraries
  • Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, The Cleveland Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
    •   Taught creative writing workshops with students from Cleveland area schools
    • Urban Community School, February – May 2016
    • Charles Eliot Elementary School, April 2015
  • Juvenile Detention Center of Summit County, Akron, Ohio, October 2014 – May 2017
    •   Taught weekly creative writing workshops for incarcerated youth, mentor graduate and undergraduate students in on-going residencies, and edit the online journal Voices of Dan Street.
  • Roswell Kent Middle School, Akron, Ohio, October 2015
    •   Co-taught creative writing sessions and facilitate readings with middle school students under the auspice of the Wick Poetry Center
  • Stow-Munroe Falls Library, Stow, Ohio, September 2013 – September 2015
    •   Lead creative writing meetings and create curriculum for the community Writers Workshop
    •   Teach workshop in celebration of Poetry Month (31 March 2015)

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