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Life in six words, writers treasure 

English teachers Marcelle Mentor and Amanda Stessen conduct a fun, enlightening workshop, Building Your Own Library Using Authentic Literacies. We explore Hemingway*,  Smith Magazine, and other great sources for the six word memoir -- opening our hearts and minds to “multiple interpretations, insinuations, explorations.” Yes, we find that those brief, oft poetic phrases spark the …

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Using the Library to Teach Creative Writing 

Jeanette Winterson, in her hot-off-the-press new memoir, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal, makes continuous claims that reading—and later, writing—lifted her out and away from her otherwise difficult childhood and gave her hope. “Fiction and poetry are doses, medicines. What they heal is the rupture reality makes on the imagination. I had been …

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