What It Took for Me to Get Here: Young Writers on Their Journey Through Life
San Francisco WritersCorps
WritersCorps Books, Jan 1, 1999 - Poetry - 144 pages
Poetry. Prose. WHAT IT TOOK FOR TO ME TO GET HERE is an anthology of poetry and prose written by young people who participated in the San Francisco WritersCorps 1998-1999 program. It is edited by the San Francisco WritersCorps, with an introduction by Dorothy Allison and photographs by Rick Rocamora. WritersCorps has provided these young people with the care and consideration it takes to foster a love for story and a value in one's own worth. As a result, they have created a vivid version of the life. Now, anyone can come along. Anyone can understand. The writings in WHAT IT TOOK FOR ME TO GET HERE are beginnings, road maps to the future-- Dorothy Allison. San Francisco WritersCorps is a city community service that transforms individuals and communities through the written word. This is its fifth anthology.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
What It Took for Me to Get Here Rosemary Brown
Come From Sharina Weatherspoon
Adventure in Underwater Land ALBERTO MORENO 2 I
11 other sections not shown
1028 HOWARD STREET 11 EVERETT MIDDLE 15 MISSION HIGH 17 LOG CABIN airplane APARTMENTS MERCY SERVICES Area 51 ARTSPAN/INNER CITY PUBLIC beautiful boat bridge CABIN RANCH SCHOOL Candy Land CAREER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CENTER FOR YOUNG Chinatown CITY PUBLIC ART coconut COLUMBIA PARK APARTMENTS crying Después Disneyland DOROTHY ALLISON EVERETT MIDDLE SCHOOL eyes feel fishballs friends Fruit Roll-Ups Fuimos GATEWAY HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS AFTER SCHOOL go home hair happy HOWARD STREET APARTMENTS inside journey leave LILY NGUYEN lives LOG CABIN RANCH look Mexico reminds MISSION HIGH SCHOOL mother Napa Valley never night PADRE PALOU COMMUNITY play PlayStation poem PROJECTS FOR YOUTH PUBLIC ART PROJECTS remember Reno RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CENTER ride ROY OLOMUA Samoan Saturn SCHOOL ACADEMY sister smell spaghetti STREET APARTMENTS MERCY talking teacher tell tío took uncle walk want to go watch writing YOUNG WOMEN'S DEVELOPMENT