San Jose Area Writing Project

The SJAWP (San Jose Area Writing Project) is a California Subject Matter Project, an affiliate of the National Writing Project and the California Writing Project. An organization of, by, and for teachers, SJAWP is dedicated to improving the teaching and uses of writing at all grade levels (K–16) and in all disciplines.

Aeriale Johnson

Alicia Casas

Arcadia Conrad

Chris Knoblaugh

Erika Valle

Erika King--Get Graphic & Writer's Playground

Erin Levin

Faith Gardener

Graham Haworth

Hannah Jayne--Author in Residence

Hannah Jayne--Novel Writing & Advanced Novel Writing

Jacqueline Goodwin

Jan Goodspeed

Jane Gilmore - Associate Director of SJAWP & Director of Novel Writing Program

Jane Gilmore--Co-director & Novel Writing

Jay Richards

Jennifer Baumgartner

Jessica Asher

Kate Flowers: Co-director

Kate Flowers--Co-director & Write Your Passion

Keysone Manithep


Laura Brown

Laura Briones-Pinzon

Lisa Rivera

Lorena Lopez

Maria Rosas

Martin Brandt

Mary Williams

Melyssa Perla



Miggy Lomeli

Mike Tinoco

Mike Tinoco--The Pen That Heals

Raven Sisco

Renee Johnson

River Brown

Rosie Nguyen

Sarah Zerwin

Susan Seyan

Tiffany Hickman

Todd Seal

students entering grade 3