F283. Caucus for K–12 Teachers of Creative Writing

Room 213, Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room Level
Friday, March 6, 2020
5:00 pm to 6:15 pm

 

The caucus creates a space where teachers in K–12 schools, as well as those who work part time with young writers, can share their classroom experiences with the hopes of helping one another understand the complex and diverse needs of young writers in the 21st century. The meeting will feature presentations by caucus members to help generate discussion around issues of pedagogy and how to build a creative writing curriculum that is accessible to students no matter their identity or background.


Outline & Supplemental Documents

Event Outline: Event_Outline_2019.pdf

Participants

Moderator:

Kenyatta Rogers is a Cave Canem fellow whose work has been previously published in or is forthcoming from Jubilat, The Volta, Rhino Poetry, Bat City Review, and others. He's an associate editor with Rhino Poetry and currently serves on creative writing faculty at the Chicago High School for the Arts.

Allison Campbell teaches creative writing at Lusher Charter School in New Orleans. A graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi's Center for Writers, Allison's first book is Encyclopédie of the Common and Encompassing.

Jeremy T. Wilson is the author of the short story collection Adult Teeth. He is a former winner of The Chicago Tribune’s Nelson Algren Award for short fiction. He teaches creative writing at The Chicago High School for the Arts.

Molly Sutton Kiefer is the author of the lyric essay Nestuary, as well as three poetry chapbooks. She is founding editor of Tinderbox Poetry Journal and runs Tinderbox Editions, a nonprofit press.

David Welch received his MFA from the University of Alabama and now teaches at DePaul University, where he is assistant director of publishing and outreach. He's the author of the collection Everyone Who Is Dead, and his poems appear in journals including AGNI, Boston Review, and Colorado Review.

#AWP20
#AWP20

March 4–7, 2020
San Antonio, TX

Henry B. González Convention Center

Sponsors