An Interview with Quiara Alegría Hudes
Using Great First Lines from Literature to Invent Your Own Way Forward
Connecting to the spiritual through “Song of Myself” and writing poetry.
At the Beginning of Teachers & Writers Collaborative
Tapping into Baldwin’s honesty and passion to teach personal essay.
Using Meredith Sue Willis’s Blazing Pencils and Personal Fiction Writing
Using the Poetry of Paz, Pacheco, Gutierrez, Blanco, and Deltoro as Models
Using dreams to create poetry and visual art.
Colson Whitehead Interviewed by Matthew Sharpe
On artistic citizenship
Promoting Family Literacy in Prison
Teaching Students to Describe Emotions in Poetry
Using a Poem by Jayne Cortez
Activities for literary and personal empowerment
True stories of teaching creative writing.
An abecedarian list of poetry games and experiments.
Exploring the intersection between literature and history.
Where do your poems come from?
Writing as a working-class daughter, professor, and poet.
2004 Winner of the Bechtel Prize
Writing the city in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Making students at home in the language of literature.