Join our Bedford authors as they explore topics in literature and creative writing for our Virtual MLA webinar series: Exploring Teaching Strategies in Literature and Creative Writing.
Effective Literary Arguments with John Clifford and John Schilb:
Join Bedford Authors John L. Schilb and John Clifford (Arguing about Literature; A Brief Guide to Arguing about Literature, and Making Literature Matter) as they discuss strategies for teaching argument using literature as the foundation. Drs. Clifford and Schilb will be taking questions from attendees as well.
Join Bedford Author Joanne Diaz (Literature: A Portable Anthology, Reading and Writing about Literature, and 40 Short Stories) as she discusses how literary selections are in conversation with one another and how she pairs selections in class. Dr. Diaz will be taking questions from attendees as well.
Join Bedford Author Heather Sellers (The Practice of Creative Writing: A Guide for Students) as she addresses ideas for helping students become stronger writers.
Three crucial skills elude student writers across the board—in creative writing classes, in literature courses, and in academic and professional writing.
1) What to focus on first—how to begin 2) How to develop a process that supports sustained attention 3) How to tolerate uncertainty—vital for good thinking and effective revision
Sellers presents a sequence of practices that support new writers before they come to the page, in developing their ideas and creative thinking, and every step of the way. Dr. Sellers will be taking questions from attendees as well.