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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Luna, Luna: Creative Writing Ideas from Spanish, Latin American, and Latino Literature Edited by Julio Marzán 248 pp. Grades: all ages $17.95 paperback In these 21 lively essays, teachers and writers tell how they have used Spanish, Latin American, and Latino literature to inspire their students to create their own poems and stories. The literary models…

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Illuminations

Illuminations:  Great Writers on Writing Edited by Christina Davis & Christopher Edgar 120 pp. Grades: high school, university $18.95 paperback Illuminations is a dazzling behind-the-scenes look at the art of writing, with 55 thought-provoking passages by great writers from around the world and throughout history, including Dante, Sei Shonagon, Franz Kafka, Edgar Allan Poe, Marina…

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The Alphabet of the Trees: A Guide to Nature Writing Edited by Christian McEwen & Mark Statman 320 pp. Grades: all ages $19.95 paperback The Alphabet of the Trees is a superb collection of essays about teaching all aspects and forms of nature writing, including field journals, poems, fiction, and nonfiction. The distinguished contributors to this volume…

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