I just looked at the PEN prison awards listing for this year and was pleased to see a few of my students there. It's a national contest, and we usually do well. I was particularly happy to see one of my favorite pieces from last summer's nature writing class honored with an honorable mention. It's short and vivid, and worth a lunch break read.
And congratulations to all the winners of this incredibly prestigious competition! So looking forward to being back at the prison again this summer--to teach my infamous class in Gothic literature. :)
End of year book and audio roundup - Just in time for the last-minute frenzy (of reading, listening or giving): My favorite fun novel of the year was Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. I listened to it on...
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