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Do you love historical fiction? Teach American Literature? Are you a teacher-writer? Any of these would be a great reason to tune in to NWP Radio as we talk to Don Zancanella about the writing life, teaching and writing, and about his magnificent new novel Concord.

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Chris Crutcher’s years as a teacher, then director, of a K-12 alternative school in Oakland, California through the nineteen-seventies, and his subsequent twenty-odd years as a therapist specializing in child abuse and neglect, inform his thirteen novels and two collections of short stories.

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In this CoLab, author Ebony Elizabeth Thomas is joined by colleagues Christina Cantrill, Joe Dillon, and Remi Kalir to discuss her article “‘We Always Talk About Race’: Navigating Race Talk Dilemmas in the Teaching of Literature” which was published in Research in the Teaching of English in May 2015.

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For National Poetry Month, NWP Radio has launched a special limited series called “The Story of a Poem” where we interviewed poets from the NWP Writers Council about their poems, their composing processes, and writers’ craft. This episode features poet and educator George Ella Lyon.

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In this segment from the network, Julia Torres talks with Noah Waspe of the Ohio Writing Project podcast Write Answers about the first steps that teachers might take when introducing literature by BIPOC authors into their teaching.

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For National Poetry Month, NWP Radio launched a special limited series called “The Story of a Poem” where we interviewed poets from the NWP Writers Council about their poems, their composing processes, and writers’ craft. This episode features Dan Zev Levinson.

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For National Poetry Month, NWP Radio launched a special limited series called “The Story of a Poem” where we interviewed poets from the NWP Writers Council about their poems, their composing processes, and writers’ craft. This episode features Shirley McPhillips.

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Matt de la Peña is the first author to make his second appearance on The Write Time! Matt is a #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author. He has penned six critically acclaimed YA novels, including Mexican WhiteBoy and The Living, which was a Pura Belpré Author Honor Book.

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For National Poetry Month, NWP Radio launched a special limited series called “The Story of a Poem” where we interviewed poets from the NWP Writers Council about their poems, their composing processes, and writers’ craft. This episode features H.K. Hummel.

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Ann E. Burg worked as an English teacher for many years before becoming a full-time writer. Flooded, Requiem for Johnstown is her fourth verse novel published by Scholastic Press.

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