About Room2Ruminations

About the Authors

We are fourth & fifth-graders from a public school in San Francisco. This blog is where we share our art and writing with other kids and teachers.

About the Instructor

As a Bay Area fiction writer and educator, Robyn Carter (AKA Ms. Robyn) has spent the past twenty years teaching creative writing in a variety of settings. Her work with adult learners has been as an instructor in a degree program designed for veterans, and she currently serves as a mentor in the PEN America Prison Writing Program. Her most recent work with youth has been as a San Francisco WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence at a school that serves San Francisco’s Tenderloin. In her role there, she led comic and graphic novel writing workshops for third, fourth, and fifth-grade English language learners. She blogs at KQED Teach and Teachers & Writers Magazine. Find her fiction in Conjunctions, Colorado Review, Prime Number Magazine, and other journals. She holds an MFA from Queens University of Charlotte.

Robyn is a member of Intersection for the Arts, a bedrock Bay Area arts nonprofit that provides people working in arts and culture with fiscal sponsorship and resources to grow.