Tag Archives: teachers
Tweet Remember Risha Mullins, the nationally board certified English teacher who was hounded from her job in Kentucky last year? Risha has written about the entire episode. It will chill your blood. This is why we must continue to speak loudly.
Tweet When I sat down on Sunday morning to write my blog post about the book banning in Republic, MO, I had no idea what I started. You – my readers – changed the world this week. It started when Paul Hankins, an English teacher in Indiana, started a dedicated Twitter feed, #speakloudly, to spread [...]
Tweet Publisher’s Weekly has also graced FORGE with a star! “Second in the Seeds of America trilogy, this sequel to the National Book Award finalist Chains is narrated by Curzon, the slave Isabel freed from prison while escaping her own enslavement in 1777 New York City. Curzon immediately explains how he and Isabel lived in [...]
Tweet First – congrats to my friend David Macinnis Gill on the publication of his new book, BLACK HOLE SUN!! I got to read an early copy and here is what I said about it: “Black Hole Sun grabbed me by the throat and didn’t let go until the last page. In the best tradition [...]
TweetI’m thinking of making Sunday into video day on my blog. What do you think?Here’s a video that was sent to me by Tony, who is a future English teacher (student teaching this fall) in Pennsylvania. He wrote this song based on SPEAK and the stories of some friends of his who were raped.If you [...]
Tweet I know many of you have been wondering about the contents of FORGE. Sadly, you’ll have to wait 101 days until the 10/19 publication date to really sink your teeth into it.But Richie Partington of Richie’s Pick’s has posted the first review of it, for those who want an early taste.“07 July 2010 FORGE [...]
Tweet1. Thank you everyone for the kind words about my vloging* attempt. Based on the feedback, I’ll be doing lot more of this. In fact, I’ll be taking questions on my Twitter feed this afternoon, so if you have something you want me to answer on camera, let me know. I will try to post [...]