Writers at Work
The A.J. Downs Writers at Work Series brings professional writers to Gilman School each year to give a reading of their work in assembly, visit classes, and meet with faculty members.
ReadersReaders include Laura van den Berg, Ben Percy, and Bret Anthony Johnson, among other notable poets and authors.
Our Own Writers At WorkParagon, the Upper School literary magazine, showcases innovative, well-crafted, and creative student literature, including poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and memoir.
The Writers at Work reading series is named for English teacher A. J. Downs, who was a member of the Gilman faculty from 1950–1989.