Oh, the Places You(r Writing)’ll Go

Several years ago I wrote an article for English Journal on disability and being a classroom teacher, "Doubly Vulnerable: The Paradox of Disability and Teaching." (I'm not aware of a full text of the article freely accessible online, but I'm happy to share it, if you contact me.) Writing the article was itself an act of vulnerability, … Continue reading Oh, the Places You(r Writing)’ll Go

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Writing at Ikea

"I know we don't need it, but it's still pretty cool." -IKEA shopper I'm wondering about the reactions of the shoppers as we sit here in a living room set writing. Do they think we're store employees? Paid actors? Squatters? Performance artists? I imagine writing in this space as a quiet protest against the necessity … Continue reading Writing at Ikea

Writing Timeline

Today at the Summer Institute we made timelines to record significant events/relationships where writing played a role. Magazines to cut pictures out of were provided, but I decided to make paper cutouts. I got kinda into it and continued working on it during lunch to give it a title. I was kinda pleased with how … Continue reading Writing Timeline