(Fred Arroyo, Hayan Charara, Nan Cuba, Ellen Meeropol, Achy Obejas) Creative writing students compelled to write about social justice may be intimated by the challenges of shaping art, craft, and social forces in their writing. How do teachers encourage students to explore political inequality and injustice, while crafting narrative art? Panelists discuss specific pedagogical approaches and techniques that both respect students' backgrounds and beliefs and encourage their exploration, examination, and literary engagement with our complex world.

Published Date: July 20, 2016

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