"I'm not sure if eight-year-olds should be permitted to have death or murder references in their short stories," said a New York City public school principal to me at the end of the day today.
"But I'll set a meeting with my teachers tomorrow to discuss your views and theirs and see where we get." Three hours later, I am still moved and humbled by the principal's thoughtful consideration of a topic so new and strange to her. We had discussed a no-censorship approach for this workshop and the children had immediately come to life when they were told they could write a fictional story about anything they wanted.
“ recognizes that we give our students teaching experience but that their teaching load is light,” said Mark Schoenfield, professor of English and department chair.
“That’s a real plus for young writers who want to gain experience teaching poetry or fiction but not at the expense of their own writing time.” The magazine also takes into account Nashville’s low cost of living, which gives graduate student stipends more buying power than in other parts of the country.
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