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Profile, Poetry, and Prose from Writers in Baltimore Schools

Profile, Poetry, and Prose from Writers in Baltimore Schools


A view of our city through profiles, poetry, and prose from Writers in Baltimore Schools

(J.M. Giordano/City Paper)

This year, Lisa Snowden-McCray and I attended two days of Writers in Baltimore Schools’ Summer Writers’ Studio (aka camp) outside Frederick to work with students in their teens on learning journalistic skills and establishing careers in journalism.

As is often the case, we learned as much from them as they did from us—in one of our sessions, the very first question from one of the writers was, “How do you do journalism without profiting off people’s pain?” It was like that from...

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