Who Am I? Where have I been? Where am I going? #WriteOut 2021

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Join Park Ranger Ginger, as she explores the writing inspirations of Carl Sandburg. He was a journalist, poet, novelist, biographer and autobiographer. A frequent question he asked himself was "Who am I? Where have I been? Where am I going?" Use these questions to write a short story or poem answering them for yourself.


Write Out (#writeout) is a free two-week event, organized as a series of online activities where educators, students, and the public are invited to explore national parks and other public spaces to connect and learn through place-based writing and sharing. The theme of this year’s event is Palettes, Storyboards, and Cadences and will run from October 10-24, 2021 which includes the National Day of Writing on October 20th.

Write Out is in its fourth year and is sponsored annually by the National Writing Project and the National Park Service.

Write Out encourages all participants to get outdoors, write, create, reflect, share, and connect with one another on and offline.

Sign up now to receive links and information to support your planning and participation; we will be sending available content and information in the late summer/early fall. Reach us at WriteOut – Place-Based Learning with the National Writing Project (nwp.org)

Last updated: September 9, 2021

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