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In School


“To feel that somebody enjoys reading and getting inspired by the things that I made is awesome. I feel like an author now.” 10-year-old Yareli, a student in our Writer-in-Residence program, recently saw her own writing on a billboard in Corktown as part of [...]

Talitha Johnson

"InsideOut was a launching pad for a lot of my career." Talitha Johnson was a student at Detroit’s Mackenzie High in 2000 when InsideOut’s Writer-in-Residence program came into her life. Today she is a Marketing Manager at the Detroit Regional Partnership, a regional economic [...]

Mahogany Jones

Mahogany Jones Writer-in-Residence  Even before COVID-19, the spaces that InsideOut and Citywide Poets carves out of time are magical. With our experiences and creativity we get to shape alternate worlds where we are beautiful and powerful and unashamed and far from average. Recording and [...]