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All I Wanna Do... Creative Writing
Grades: 7 - 8

An open-ended creative writing workshop that permits students to discover their own voices and encourages them to experiment with language, form and genre.


Linda Miller

Linda has been a teacher of literature, creative writing, and English as a Second Language to students K - college for more than 25 years in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, upstate New York, and Connecticut.  She's™ been a recipient of NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) fellowships and has served on an advisory panel for the NEH. In addition, she has presented papers on the teaching of writing at state and national conferences; spent many years as an Institute facilitator and teacher-fellow for the Connecticut Writing Project; served as Writing Coordinator K-12 for the Pelham Public Schools in Westchester County, NY and authored the K-12 Writing Curriculum for the Pelham Schools. In addition, her essays have appeared in The New York Times, and her poems have been published in a variety of journals and anthologies. She had a chapbook of her poetry published by Finishing Line Press, Something Worth Diving For, in 2012. 

Linda's workshops are endowed by the
Whiteside-Ehlert Memorial Writing Series

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