Demystifying and remystifying poetry in the classroom.
A teaching artists guides students through the movie in their minds.
Erasure as empowerment in the middle school classroom.
How writing anonymous personal narrative essays transformed a bronx classroom.
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.
High School Poetry in the Age of Zoom
Teaching writing from a distance in times of isolation and crisis.
Using typewriters to excite poetry students and to engage them in generative writing and the power of language.
A Garden Mythology
For an Innovative Creative Writing Classroom Project
A reflection on the impact of war and family turmoil on a young student, the healing power of writing, and who has the right to tell our stories.
How We Enter
2017 Runner-up of the Bechtel Prize
On the Necessity of Being Vulnerable
Where do your poems come from?
Using a shared experience to infuse student writing with creativity and meaning.
Teaching jazz poetry.
Writing as a working-class daughter, professor, and poet.
2004 Winner of the Bechtel Prize
Writing the city in Sofia, Bulgaria.