Newpages.com Review: “I Believed Every Word,” Winter 2012 Issue of the Journal of Ordinary Thought.
Chicago Underground Library: The Journal of Ordinary Thought Blog
Examiner.comChicago: "Mapping Chicago Environments: A Digital Tour of City Spaces."
Machado's Literary Chicago: "Presenting Ordinary Thought as Philosophy."
Blog: Off Mic | Classical and Folk Music Radio | WFMT: "Everyone's a Philosopher."
NewPages.com Review: "Stand Up," Fall 2008 Issue of the Journal of Ordinary Thought.
North Lawndale Community News Review: "Free Writing Workshop for Aspiring Writers." October 2006.
Newpages.com Review: "An Invisible Line", Winter 2007 Issue of the Journal of Ordinary Thought.
Newpages.com Review: "Footsteps," Fall 2005 Issue of the Journal of Ordinary Thought.
Newpages.com Review: "Twenty-Four Hours," Spring 2005 Issue of the Journal of Ordinary Thought.
Newpages.com Review: "Cause I Wanted To," Fall 2003 / Winter 2004 Issue of the Journal of Ordinary Thought.
Chicago Sun-Times Review: "The Journal of Ordinary Thought", a play by the Chicago Theater Company adapted from writing by Neighborhood Writing Alliance writers.
Recording: Renowned poet, playwright, educator, and activist Sonia Sanchez gave a private reading to supporters of the Neighborhood Writing Alliance, reading from her books Does Your House Have Lions? and Morning Haiku. NWA writers Helena Marie Carnes-Jeffries and Earlene Strickland shared the stage with Sonia at this magical event.
Vocalo 89.5: What Is "Verse Journalism?" And Other Questions for the Neighborhood Writing Alliance. Executive Director Carrie Spitler joined Brian and Molly to highlight their annual benefit June 7, 2012 and the rad Chicago writers who support their work.
WBEZ's Afternoon Shift: Verse Journalism. Quraysh Ali Lansana had NWA writers turn their opinions and reactions to news events into poems, which WBEZ will present throughout the month of April in celebration of National Poetry Month.
Chicago Amplified: "I Am Here." A Release Reading for the Fall 2011 issue of JOT.
Chicago Amplified: "Testify": JOT writers on Creative Resistance: Art as Activism. A Release Reading for the Summer 2011 Issue of JOT.
Chicago Amplified, a project of WBEZ, features audio of dozens of NWA events, going back from 2007 and continuing to today’s special programming. You can stream them online or download them to your media player.
WBEZ, Chicago Public Radio, Eight Forty-eight: Dear Chicago: Don’t forget the mentally ill. NWA writer Helena Carnes-Jeffries asks that Chicago’s new mayor and aldermen address gaps in mental health-care funding and pick up where the state left off.
This I Believe: "Peace is Possible" by NWA writer Helena Marie Carnes-Jeffries.This I Believe is a national public dialogue about belief - one essay at a time.
Fire on the Prairie:JOT writers reading about home and homelessness.
WBEZ, Chicago Public Radio, Eight Forty-eight: Audio archive of JOT writers reading labor poems.
WBEZ, Chicago Public Radio, Eight Forty-eight: Audio archive of Early Morning Work, and essay by JOT writer Julia Barrett.
Medill Reports: Neighborhood Writing Alliance teaches adults to speak up, speak out through writing
Community Media Workshop: Nonprofit Blogs to Watch: Every Person Is a Philosopher
ChicagoPublishes.com: Neighborhood Writing Alliance Launches Blog: Every Person Is a Philosopher
Chicago Artists Resource: Artist Story: Clemolyn (Pennie) Brinson
Chicago Weekly Online: "Community Writes: South Siders put their stories in print with the Neighborhood Writing Alliance."
A Periodic Broadside for Arts and Culture Workers: "Writing Together: The Art of Community Writing Organizations."
"The Slant" Asian American Network: "Affiliation Effect-The Neighborhood Writing Alliance."
A Citywide Interview: JOT writers on changing Chicago in Area Chicago.
Medill Reports Chicago,"Residents find hope, friends in neighborhood writing group." February 18, 2010.
Chicago Chronicle, "Neighborhood Writing Alliance encourages community members to express creative voice," February 19, 2009.
Chicago Sun Times, "Looking out for the little guy, as Studs did," December 8, 2008.
Chicago Tribune, "Neighborhood Writing Alliance takes to the stage," October 19, 2008.
Chicago Tribune, "Journal Celebrates Inner Author of Ordinary People," June 6, 2003.
Los Angeles Times, "Writing Out of the Ordinary," November 24, 2003.
Third Coast Press: The Art of Activism: The Ordinary 81/2 x 11, April 2004, Vol. 1, Issue 4.
Amnesty International USA: "Women's Rights Across Boundaries and Borders: A Celebration of Our Voices," including NWA writing workshop members.