Craft

"World's End" © June Yarham; Creative Commons license

What I’ve Come So Far to Tell Them

Jan 25, 2016

Theme Essay by Robin McCarthy

I understood the blank stares and raw anguish when I asked those students about their homes.

Teaching, Travel | Read More

How I Learned to Love the Void

Dec 28, 2015

Theme Essay by Marlene Adelstein

It felt like being on a ledge, with vast emptiness below my feet. I wasn't writing—but I wasn't not writing.

Writing and Faith, Advice | Read More

Sanderia Faye: “I’ve Got a Lot of Swimming to Do”

Nov 04, 2015

TW Interview by Imaani Cain

I just knew that, as a black woman, if I wanted to write, I needed some credentials.

Writing and Faith, Featured Interview, Diversity | Read More

Spoilers in English Class

Oct 19, 2015

Theme Essay by Jason J. Griffith

There are no hard-and-fast rules about the ethics of spoilers, only the social consequences of being judged as uncouth.

Teaching, Children's Lit | Read More

Hooking Teens with the Real World

Oct 05, 2015

Theme Essay by Marina Budhos and Marc Aronson

You can’t assume that teenagers are interested in what you have to say—it’s your job to pull them in by intriguing and delighting them.

Advice, Children's Lit, Journalism | Read More

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