Volume 44, Issue 3, Spring 2013

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.

Writing Through Trauma:

A special section on working with children and adults whose lives have been affected by violence, illness, displacement, or loss.


Table of Contents

Writing through Trauma: Introduction by Susan Karwoska

Holding On, Letting Go, Making Use: Writing as Remembering by Peter Markus

Setting Right What Is Wrong: Mending with Words in a Pediatric Cancer Ward by Marcia Chamberlain

The Story We Tell Ourselves Afterward: At the Veterans Writing Workshop by David Surface

Nurturing Trauma: At a Teen Writing Workshop after the Earthquake in Haiti by Ibi Zoboi

Inside a Person’s Heart: Finding Solace from Stories and Poems by Merna Ann Hecht

Object Lesson: Writing in the Wake of September 11 by Matthew Sharpe

On the Page Where Anything is Possible: Writing with Children in Hospice by John Rybicki

Reaching for Others: Writing New Year’s Wishes to Newtown Students by Autumn Hayes

Freeing the Imagination: Using a Surrealist Game as a Springboard to Metaphor and Persona by Joanna Furhman

The Poetry Reading: Lesson learned from a struggling student by Adriana Añon

T&W 50th Anniversary Campaign

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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.