Recently listening to Radio 4’s Classic Desert Island Discs episode with Author Malorie Blackman, one of anecdotes which struck me was a Creative Writing Tutor telling the then-aspiring writer:
A series of conversational events during my time studying in a geographically small and overwhelmingly 'white' environment had changed me from someone who felt no real desire to explore my own bi-racial culture or identity to someone completely convinced that I had to, in some way, tackle it.
Why, in the latter half of 2018, are many of my Composition I students resistant to empathizing with Frankenstein’s monster?
This fall I’ve been given a rare, odd gift: an undergraduate Introduction to Poetry class full of eager, bright-eyed students. When colleagues ask me how the first weeks of classes have been I’m almost hesitant to tell them, afraid I will jinx whatever magic spell has fallen upon me.
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