Great Valley Writing Project

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California Writes!
Celebrating the daily writing of all Americans

Year of the Writer Events

The National Gallery of Writing

Everyone is invited to submit their writing to the GVWP Gallery and celebrate writing with us by attending any of the events listed below.

Literacy Conference at Roosevelt School

Students moved from writing presentations throughout the day. Teachers and community members presented the writing lessons to students.

Contact: Brandy De Alba

Family Literacy Night: "Day of the Writer"

Jefferson Elementary School District in Tracy hosted a literacy night attended by many families in the district. Families Writing


Families Writing

Contact: Deanne Andrade

Calla High Writes Meaningfully

Calla High School in Manteca used an extended period to write from prompts, "This I Believe," axioms, or questions from Proust's Questionnaire. Over 200 students and teachers participated and submitted their essays to their principal.

Contact: Tim Buchanan

East Union High School Published Work

Students at East Union High School published their creative writing into a self-published book available on

Contact: Kim Bell


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