Poetry, process, progress.

Poets

How to grow a poet

How to grow a poet

In my other, more academic life, I teach some graduate courses within rhetoric and composition with this semester’s offering being “Literacy Theory and Composition.” My students just completed their family literacy reports and I would like to do one too, one that traces a specific […]

Goodbye, Jane

Goodbye, Jane

This was a hard day in Springfield, and indeed across the country as those touched by Jane Hoogestraat and her poetry have to deal with her death. Jane was a tremendous mentor and very good friend to me, one that I think taught me much […]