If you travel with a fear of flying, mental health experts recommend that you hold fast to the facts. Remind yourself of statistics that show that the most dangerous part of your travel day is the car ride to or from the airport.
Read this choose-your-own-adventure essay that judge Kelcey Ervick called “insightful,” and “utterly immersive”
Teaching graphic literature in the creative writing classroom doesn’t have to be merely a means of enhancing literary skills. Graphic narratives, poetry comics, and literary collage are all forms of creative writing that can take central stage in our classrooms.
“Essays that dwell in uncertainty are in many ways closest to the truth of the human experience. They don’t offer tidy solutions because life rarely operates that way. Instead, they offer ruminations, reflection, a powerful vulnerability, and tender insight.”
I have come all the way to New Orleans for this gumbo. It is nestled in a bowl in front of me, just shy of overflowing its banks. But, having just read Chris Arthur’s collection of essays, Hidden Cargoes, I see the gumbo differently.
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