Check out this fascinating interview, published in Psychology Today, in which long-time WWM participant, Mark Taylor, shares his thoughts on the importance of writing and workshopping and its effect on combatting social isolation and loneliness.
In a recent article, in Electric Literature, of artists discussing what it means to make art in the Trump era, fiction writer, educator, (and WWM facilitator), Olivia Kate Cerrone, shared Writers Without Margins and executive director, Cheryl Buchanan as inspiration for tough times. “Buchanan’s work is a constant reminder of the power that individuals still have at the grassroots level, making a real difference in their communities,” Cerrone said.
Every other year, the folks at Split This Rock recognize and honor a poet or poetry collective doing innovative and transformative work at the intersection of poetry and social change. This year, in particular, we were fortunate enough to receive an honorable mention!
Thanks Split This Rock for recognizing our hard work and thanks all the finalists and other honorable mentions for the incredible things they’re doing around the country!
Looks like the folks at Bay Cove Home Services were so impressed by our workshop in partnership with the Kit Clark Center for Change that we made the front page! Click here to read it yourself!
Wanna learn more about the inner workings of our writing workshops? Check out this collaborative reflection written by Cheryl Buchanan, our Executive Director, and Massiel Torres, a student at Emerson College, detailing their experience with the ReVisionaries, a writing partnership between clients at the Center for Change and a group of dedicated undergraduates from Emerson College!
Alumna Cheryl Buchanan (’00) is founder of the non-profit organization Writers Without Margins, which brings writing workshops to homeless shelters and other human services organizations in the Boston area.
After graduating from Arizona Law, Cheryl began her legal career as a media lawyer, working in Las Vegas with James E. Rogers. She was General Counsel for 10 NBC affiliate stations owned by Intermountain West Communications (formerly Sunbelt Communications).