Volume 43, Issue 2, Winter 2011-2012

From the archive.

Before transitioning to an online publication in 2015, Teachers & Writers Magazine was published in print. Since its first iteration as a newsletter in 1967, the magazine has shared innumerable resources with those teaching the art of creative writing. These print resources are now available at our online archive.


Table of Contents

The Bechtel Prize: 2011 Winner and Finalists

The Possum by Janet L. Bland, 2011 Winner or the Bechtel Prize

Poetry Circus: Eliciting Playfulness and the Unexpected Teaching the Poems of Kenneth Koch by Joanna Fuhrman

In the Classroom: A Poetry Exercise Using a Poem by Kenneth Koch

Teaching Artist Snapshot: Rebecca Wadlinger by Hannah Gamble

The Backward Prompt: Using Great Lines from Literature to Invent Your Own Way Forward by Kim Stafford

Setting the Table: A Writing Workshop Taps Into Life in a Homeless Shelter by Amanda Gardner

A Poetry Moment: Robert Hass Explores Poetry and Ecology with Young Students at Poets House by Robert Hirschfield

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Teachers & Writers Magazine is published by Teachers & Writers Collaborative as a resource for teaching the art of writing to people of all ages. The online magazine presents a wide range of ideas and approaches, as well as lively explorations of T&W’s mission to celebrate the imagination and create greater equity in and through the literary arts.