About the Authors


Jill Beck is Dean of School of the Arts at the University of California, Irvine.

Kent C. Bloomer is Professor (Adjunct) of Architectural Design at Yale University

Elliot W. Eisner is Professor of Education and Art at Stanford Univeristy

Colleen M. Fairbanks is Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Texas at Austin.

Sharon M. Floyd is a teacher at Saginaw High School in Saginaw, Michigan.

Paul H. Fry is William Lampson Professor of English at Yale University

James Gray and Richard Sterling are the former and current Executive Directors of the National Writing Project.

Maxine Greene is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Education at Columbia University and the founder of the Center for Social Imagination.

Scott T. Massey is Founding President of the Leonard Berstein Center for Education through the Arts in Nashville

Sharon Olguin Sharon Olguin is Acting Director for the Albuquerque Public School/ University of New Mexico Career Development Program.

Susan Pearson-Davis is an Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of New Mexico and President of the American Alliance for Theatre and Education.

Jules David Prown is Paul Mellon Professor of History of Art at Yale University

Laura J. Roop is dissemination coordinator for the Michigan English Language Arts Framework (MELAF) Project.

Laura Schiller, co-director of the Oakland (MI) Writing Project, teaches sixth grade at Birney Middle School in Southfield, Michigan.

Helen Seigel is Artist-in-the-Schools in the Santa Ana Unified School District in Santa Ana, California.

Nartika Spearman, who is now twelve years old, began to write poetry last year at L.W. Beecher Elementary School.

Jean E. Sutherland teaches fifth grade at L. W. Beecher elementary school in New Haven, Connecticut.

Marty Trujillo is a volunteer with the Saint Joseph Ballet in Santa Ana, California.

Thomas R. Whitaker is Frederick W. Hilles Professor Emeritus of English at Yale University

Rosa Citali Zamora, eleven years old, lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A voracious reader, she began pursuing writing seriously when she was mine.


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