JC welcomes the opportunity of working with students, their teachers and adults in a longer-term coaching relationships that a residency can encourage. A residency can be tailored to the interests and needs of the organization and participating writers. It can take the form of workshops, alone or in combination with one-on-one discussions of poems or stories, with or without a publication of original writing that has been developed through the residency. (Please see The Backpack Poets, the published anthology of poems from every participating student in grades 4, 5 and 6 at Rockcliffe Park Public School, Ottawa.)

Fees are negotiable and depend upon the degree of JC’s involvement.