As a key part of our After-School Homework Help program, students in grades K-12 engage in weekly creative writing prompts and activities at the Writers’ Table. Each semester, MOI publishes a collection of our after-school authors’ work. Here, we share a few of the many fantastic pieces.Read More
Letter from the Executive Director: We are coming to the end of a long and busy month with lots of events coming up soon.
Porthole into Programming: Native American high school students participating in our Young Authors’ Book Project have been working hard and learning lots.
In the News: MOI will be a featured organization at the Loft Word Play Festival in May.
Join Us: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade classrooms can join us for a Storytelling & Bookmaking field trip.
Student Spotlight: South High students will be hosting a Lit Night to promote their literary magazine The Maze.
Donor Spotlight: We thank our donors who supported us this month.Read More
Letter from the Executive Director: Joy was everywhere at our chapbook release party earlier this month.
Porthole into Programming: We’ve been doing satellite field trips at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
In the news: An 826 Chicago student introduces Barack Obama at the Obama Foundation Summit.
Join Us: Our friend Dave Eggers is in town next month promoting his new book.
Student Spotlight: Fifth grade student Halima writes about “MOI power.”
Donor Spotlight: Thanks to our donors who supported us in our end of the year giving.Read More
Letter from the Executive Director: We hosted an event earlier this month celebrating the power of literature with our new literary board.
Porthole into Programming: Introducing our 2018-2019 guest author for our Young Authors’ Book Project- Tall Paul.
In the news: Our literary board member, Safy-Hallan Farah, has a new magazine out about the Somali Diaspora.
Join Us: Attend our volunteer appreciation event.
Student Spotlight: Fifth grade student Selama rhymes about snow.
Donor Spotlight: Thanks to our Give to the Max Day donors!Read More
Letter from the Executive Director: We are launching a new campaign to support Minnesota's greatest resource- our creative kids.
Porthole into Programming: MOI welcomes our new Program Director, Cristeta.
In the news: Minnesota parents want more after-school programming and MOI is here to help.
Join Us: Attend our “Night of 10,000 Young Authors (And a Few Older Ones)” event!
Student Spotlight: After-school poets use metaphors in copycat poems.
Supporter Spotlight: These donors kept our young authors writing this month.Read More