Articles, essays, editorials, and meditations on the art of teaching writing and T&W’s mission to inspire the imagination.
In praise of listening.
Let the poem do the teaching.
The value of drawing in writing class.
On communing with your surroundings as a writing approach.
Gleanings from a curriculum in wonder.
An excerpt from The Sentences That Create Us: Crafting a Writer’s Life in Prison.
Bill Murray and Ferlinghetti’s “Dog” as an invitation to write new poetry.
2022 Bechtel Prize Winner Shilpi Suneja’s students make language their subject.
Creative growth with Kostas Anagnopoulos.
A trauma-informed approach to workshopping memoir writing.
A profile of teaching artist Joanna Fuhrman.
On balance, brevity, and powder days.
An essay in four acts.
Introducing the 2021 PEN America / L’Engle Rahman Mentorship Prize recipients.
A poetry-inspired mural at Lea Elementary in West Philly.
The teacher as writer.
826NYC’s Transition to Online Learning
Tools Gathered from Even-Odd Project Elevators
Excerpt from Iron Magazine
An Interview with Glynn Pogue
Lesson by Sheila Maldonado as told to Azka Anwar
Reading lists and resources for teaching LGBTQ+ texts in the classroom.
The names we are given, the names we give ourselves, the names society gives us, are powerful kindling for poetry.