Two of our experienced and passionate T&W writers are leading online workshops starting in January and February 2021. We at T&W invite you to join us for one of these exciting classes. In January, Frank Ingrasciotta will lead a memoir writing workshop, helping you make your memories come to life on the page. In February, Alice…

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Three participants in the MRHS memoir writing program

The Guardian published a story featuring three participants in our memoir writing Creative Aging program at Morningside Retirement and Health Services. Read the article in the Guardian:  After surviving the Depression, the Blitz and the Nazis, writers reflect on the pandemic The article is a testimony to the resilience of the participants — average age 87…

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The Writing Workshop Vol 2: How to Teach Creative Writing

The Writing Workshop Vol 2: How to Teach Creative Writing By Alan Ziegler 274 pp. Grades: all ages $14.95 paperback In The Writing Workshop, Alan Ziegler offers teachers and aspiring writers strategies for developing constructive workshop environments. Volume 2 offers a compendium of writing assignments, with advice on presentation and variations. “No other book on writing…

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The Writing Workshop Vol 1: How to Teach Creative Writing

The Writing Workshop Vol 1: How to Teach Creative Writing By Alan Ziegler 175 pp. Grades: all ages $14.95 paperback In The Writing Workshop, Alan Ziegler offers teachers and aspiring writers strategies for developing constructive workshop environments. Volume 1 discusses the writing process and the teacher’s relationship with student writers. “No other book on writing combines…

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When Stories Come to School: Telling, Writing, & Performing Stories in the Early Childhood Classroom By Patsy Cooper, 144pp. Grades: nursery school, kindergarten, elementary school $15.95 paperback Patsy Cooper offers preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, daycare workers, and parents a wonderful and natural way to help young children begin to read and write: placing stories at the…

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What is Poetry: Conversations with the American Avant-Garde By Daniel Kane 185 pp. Grades: high school, university $18.95 paperback Over a four-year period, Daniel Kane interviewed many of America’s most interesting and daring contemporary poets about their work. What Is Poetry features twelve of the liveliest of these dialogues, accompanied by an in-depth introduction to the…

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Tolstoy as Teacher: Leo Tolstoy’s Writings on Education Edited with an Introduction by Bob Blaisdell Translated by Christopher Edgar 265 pp. Grades: all ages $18.95 paperback Before he wrote War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy founded his own school on his estate at Yasnaya Polyana. Brimming with progressive and sometimes radical ideas on schooling, Tolstoy undertook to…

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Third Mind: Creative Writing through Visual Art Edited by Tonya Foster & Kristin Prevallet 240 pp. Grades: all ages $19.95 paperback This anthology of essays about the challenges and rewards of uniting visual art and creative writing not only demonstrates how art can spark wonderful student writing, but goes much further, offering novel insights into…

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Teaching & Writing Popular Fiction: Horror, Adventure, Mystery, & Romance in the Classroom By Karen Hubert 236 pp. Grades: kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, high school $15.95 paperback Popular fiction can play an instrumental role in the classroom. This fascinating guide provides ways to help K-12 students write using the popular literature they know and love.…

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The T&W Guide to William Carlos Williams Edited by Gary Lenhart 200 pp. Grades: all ages $15.95 paperback This T&W guide brings together 17 innovative essays on using the work of William Carlos Williams to inspire writing by students and adults. The book covers a wide range of Williams’s oeuvre—from such classics as “The Red…

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