Creative Writing News Week of April 23

Creative Writing News Week of April 23

7 Nigerian authors currently setting the pace Omotoloani Odumade | Pulse NG From winning prestigious prizes and writing remarkable books to getting a movie deal and creating a great series, these are the Nigerian authors setting the pace. Read more: http://www.pulse.ng/lifestyle/food-travel-arts-culture/7-nigerian-authors-currently-setting-the-pace-id8290913.html For this vet, sometimes the owners are the most Read more…

Creative Writing News Week of April 16

Creative Writing News Week of April 16

‘Harry Potter’ books get new jackets by Brian Selznick on 20th U.S. anniversary Jocelyn McClurg | USA Today This year is the 20th anniversary of the American publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and to mark the occasion, Scholastic has tapped children’s book author/illustrator Brian Selznick (The Invention Read more…

Creative Writing News Week of April 9

Creative Writing News Week of April 9

‘I really wanted that student to feel censored’: A poetry class confronts slurs, and finds grace Jennifer L. Knox | Washington Post Words that hurt people — like slurs against races, religions, ability levels and sexual orientations — can stop all forward momentum in a poem. Writing a poem is Read more…

Creative Writing News Week of April 2

Creative Writing News Week of April 2

Red flags in writing class: Surviving their violent fantasies and targeted rage Laura Jean Baker | Salon Since I began teaching at UW Oshkosh in 2004, we’ve witnessed our share of student violence. A disgruntled student packed a hatchet in his backpack. Another posted so-called gun porn on Twitter and Read more…

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