Students in my ESL writing classes are often confused by the indirect terms we use to address sensitive issues. Here is a handout I put … Continue reading Those Tactfully Confusing Euphemisms
My advice piece for fellow writers on how to find and build a list of prospective literary agents landed on the front page of the … Continue reading Lit agent search using Publishers Marketplace
The Citadel, a long-running literary journal in the English/ESL department of Los Angeles City College where I teach, is seeking submissions for its annual issue … Continue reading Citadel submissions open until 5/31
What is critical self-reflection? How does it apply to writing and language studies? My book chapter “Critical Ethnography and Dialogic Reflection in Student-Led Language Research” … Continue reading Writing Inward: The Power of Critical Self-Reflection
My post on the AWP College Creative Writing Caucus blog synthesizes writing strategies and pedagogical approaches to encourage bilingual/multilingual/ESL college students to write in English. … Continue reading Guest post on engaging bilingual / ESL students in writing
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