A series of 982 individual poetry chapbooks
by New York City Public School students
Archived chapbooks on Scribd.com


In 1981-2, Waterways initiated In Search of a Song as part of Barbara Fisher's children's poetry workshop at two elementary schools in Canarsie and at the Jefferson Market Branch of the New York Public Library in Greenwich Village.

In Search of a Song (volume 3)


In Search of a Song (volume 1)


In 1995 Waterways began publishing individual limited edition chapbooks for students attending NYC Alternative High Schools and Programs. By 2005, 982 books were published in the series.  Student authors received ten copies of their book. Class sets (25 copies) were given to their teacher. All publications were done without charge to schools and students.

Selected issues may be viewed from the following collections:

Volumes
1 - 107
108 - 200
202 - 297
301 - 400
401 - 500
501 - 599
600 - 699


More Sample Issues

 1997-1998
Liz Howort
Maria Uroos
Natalie Duckoff

1998-1999
Hester Dingle

1999-2000
Shamonn Rogers
Nihesha Simmons
Tiffany Griffin

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