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    Ditch the Quotes

    Samantha Edmonds on teaching students to italicize dialogue.

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    Paying Tribute to Donald Hall

    Martin Lammon shares an excerpt from one of Hall's letters.

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    In the Spotlight

    Get to know member Philip Kenney, author and psychotherapist.

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    Vivid with Character

    Daniel Groves on vital signs in Merrill's late body of work in the March/April 2019 issue

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    Teaching Critical Literary Citizenship

    Robert McGill and André Babyn on fostering thoughtful community involvement.

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In the Spotlight: Philip Kenney

Author, Psychotherapist

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Nausheen Eusuf | February 2019

Podcast: Episode 3: 2007 Keynote Address by Lee Smith

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