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After School Writers Club: Now Accepting Registrations


Join an after school club of enthusiastic young writers! During our 10 weeks together, you’ll work toward personal writing goals and learn more about the craft of writing with the support of expert writing teachers. Each session will include an opportunity to write, get feedback, and share among peers who love writing as much as you do. Invite your family, friends, & fans to our final session, a public reading to celebrate your writing.

  • Dates: Tuesdays, 1/9 – 3/13
  • Location: Tolman Hall, Room 3635 (UC Berkeley)
  • Times: 4:00 – 5:30p
  • Grades: 4th through 8th
  • Cost: $250 (paper form, check and cash only) $265 (online, credit card only)

Register Online! Click HERE

Register through the mail: Writers Club Registration Packet (pdf)

Teacher bios:

Screen Shot 2017-11-28 at 3.45.09 PMMarty Williams has taught writing for three decades, in schools, community projects, and writing workshops. A poet, she is is currently working on a manuscript of poems about her current hometown, Oakland, CA, and her homeground, where she grew up in Alaska.  She loves writing with others and believes we can help one another so our writing can change our lives and the world around us.


Screen Shot 2017-11-28 at 3.45.16 PMA storyteller at heart and a teacher by training, Sara Niesen delights in fanning the writing flames in young people. Sara taught for 10 years and now, as founder of Mind My Education, she helps students take charge of their learning – so they can write the stories of their lives instead of simply playing the roles laid out for them.