When asked what the world needs to know about the Writers’ Room at South High School, Ollie, a senior, responded, “the Writers’ Room is ballin,’” and the other students in the room agreed. The Writers’ Room is not only a place where students at South High can get help with their writing assignments and college entrance essays, it's also a place where students can go to work on their own creative projects, relieve stress, and make friends.Read More
Letter from the Executive Director: Our students offer some advice about how to make it through the cold, busy winter.
Porthole into Programming: Our Writers’ Room at South High School is full of energy and excitement. We also held our first Creative Writing Workshop of the year.
In the News: MOI Literary Board member Marlon James is receiving national acclaim for his new novel Black Leopard, Red Wolf and reflects on the importance of youth writing spaces.
Student Spotlight: 2nd grader Jamal reflects on how he will be remembered 100 years from now.
Donor Spotlight: Thanks to the donors supporting us this month!Read More
After spending two months making books and telling stories with the Minneapolis Institute of Art, MOI is back at home. We had so much fun continuing to develop this unique partnership, and we know the students did too! Read more about Storytelling & Bookmaking Field Trips here.Read More
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