Teaching Poetry

A panel local professors featuring Tokeya Graham, Catherine Faurot, and Jae Newman get together to discuss teaching undergraduate students how to write poetry. Hijinks ensue. Not really, but it's a fun conversation.


About the panelists:

Tokeya C. Graham is an educator, activist, writer, motivational speaker, and radio show host. She is also the founder of Soulstainable Living, a whole person wellness initiative and We All Write, a collective of Black women writers.

Jae Newman is a professor of writing at Roberts Wesleyan College.  His work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and published in many journals: including Redivider, Rock & Sling, and 5 AM.  His first collection of poetry, Collage of Seoul, was published in 2015. 

Catherine Faurot’s first poetry book, Plow Harrow Seed, was published in 2006 by FootHills Publishing. She completed an MFA degree at Bennington College and holds a master’s degree from Dartmouth in creative writing. Her poems have been published in The Colorado Review, The Christian Century, The New Orphic Review, Westchester Review and Classical Outlook, among other publications. She currently works as a visiting scholar at the Susan B. Anthony Center at the University of Rochester.

Thursday, August 9, 2018