Daily Archives: March 17, 2015

Spring 2015

After a long, cold, and snowy winter, we are delighted to be sending the Spring issue of Teachers & Writers Magazine—the second in our new online format. We are gratified by the overwhelmingly positive response to the Winter issue, and to our weekly postings to the magazine website. To be sure you receive notifications of…

The Man Walked In

EDUCATING THE IMAGINATION    Bushra Rehman   The Lark Essays: An Introduction  On November 13, 2014, “Two Truths and a Lie,” a writing workshop I teach in NYC, was held up at gunpoint. After the robbery, the class became the invisible center in a maelstrom of tensions around the New York Police Department’s Stop-and-Frisk policy,…

What I Saw: Notes Of A First-Year Teacher

EDUCATING THE IMAGINATION    The Lark Essays: An Introduction  On November 13, 2014, “Two Truths and a Lie,” a writing workshop I teach in NYC, was held up at gunpoint. After the robbery, the class became the invisible center in a maelstrom of tensions around the New York Police Department’s Stop-and-Frisk policy, gentrification, and the role of…

After The Robbery: Week One

EDUCATING THE IMAGINATION    The Lark Essays: An Introduction  On November 13, 2014, “Two Truths and a Lie,” a writing workshop I teach in NYC, was held up at gunpoint. After the robbery, the class became the invisible center in a maelstrom of tensions around the New York Police Department’s Stop-and-Frisk policy, gentrification, and the role of…

THE CANNIBALS

EDUCATING THE IMAGINATION   Adam Fitzgerald Photo (above) courtesy of Karen Keats   In high school, too many students learn to hate poetry at the very time they most want to express themselves and experiment with language. What a shame. I don’t want to blame teachers, and I have less desire to blame whatever chestnuts are…

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