Craft

Julie Wittes Schlack

Teacher? Writer?

Feb 01, 2016

Theme Essay by Morgan Baker

Another professor in the department where I teach asked if I considered myself a teacher who wrote or a writer who taught.

Teaching | Read More

Getting Beyond “Someday I’ll Write”

Feb 01, 2016

Theme Essay by Steve Adams

Don’t worry about the expectations you imagine others have; play with the mud you’ve found, like a child.

Advice, Teaching | Read More

The Girl from Sophomore Year

Feb 01, 2016

Flash Nonfiction by K. Irene Rieger

She asked him not to, but she didn’t scream or fight.

Teaching, Flash Nonfiction | Read More

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

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