Category Archives: Education

Writing Conferences, Reunions And Trying To Focus: Getting Ready For AWP 2015!

I’m super excited. And nervous. And a little crazed, from feeling both overwhelmed and so, so behind. But I’m mostly excited – I think. I’m going to my first ever AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) Conference. It’s next … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Real Education – The Importance Of Writing Workshops

Let me start with saying that I love school. In case my many majors and minors as an undergrad and obtaining my MFA (Master of Fine Arts) wasn’t a testament to that fact. I mean, if I won the lottery … Continue reading

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Girl Shaves Her Head To Support Her Friend With Cancer And Is Suspended! What Are We Really Teaching Kids?

Kamryn Renfro, nine years old, did something extraordinary last weekend. She shaved her head. Why was this extraordinary? She did so, in support of her friend Delaney Clements, who is eleven years old, and has stage 4 cancer (neuroblastoma). Clements … Continue reading

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