National Writing Project

The Voice

Vol. 4, No. 1, 1999

1998 Miriam Ylvisaker Award Goes to Bay Area TC
By Laury Fischer

Awards & Accolades
By NWP Staff

Britain's Centre for Social Action Visits the NWP
By Art Peterson

Curbstone Press Paves the Way
By Paula Gocker

Encountering Natalie: Five Days with a Writing Guru
By Fran Simone

Expansion of NWP May Soon Be a Reality
By Aaron Curtiss

Grant Opportunities
By NWP Staff

Growing the Boston Writing Project: The Lessons of 20 Years
By Joe Check
Check reflects on lessons he has learned over his 20-year tenure as a writing project director: teaching produces knowledge; everyone needs community; and change nurtures growth....

I Am a Teacher in a Country School
By Kim Stafford

Letter from the Director
By Richard Sterling

Linda Christensen Wins 1998 Hechinger Award
By Asali Solomon
Linda Christensen, who has taught English and creative writing for more than 20 years in Portland, Oregon, was awarded the 1998 Fred Hechinger Award for work that demonstrates "a clear connection between research on multilingual, multicultural classrooms and the creative teaching practices she has developed....

NCTE Spring Conference to Explore the Power of Stories
By Asali Solomon

NWP Reauthorization Drive Continues
By Charlotte Fraas

Stories from the Classroom: "Intrusion," "The Class Clown," & "A Poem for Zac"
By Dan Holt

The Standards of Writing Wrong
By Susan Swift

Three Poems by Ray Skjelbred
By Ray Skjelbred

Virtual Institutes Explore Regionalisms
By NWP Staff

Virtual Visits with Children's Book Authors
By Peggy Trump Loofbourrow

Wop-bob-a-lu-BAWP! Bay Area Writing Project Celebrates 25th Birthday
By Asali Solomon

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