This week’s must-read is Roxanne Gay on diversity in publishing, The Worst Kind of Groundhog Day.
Saeed Jones’s powerful piece about racism among the literati is an important read.
Austin Kleon has a great piece about why Groundhog Day (one of my favorite movies) is the perfect movie for creative types to learn from.
At Slate, Gabriel Roth tackles “the scourge of terrible canonical children’s books.” (Love You Forever would be Number One on my list.)
Sometimes I feel like my TBR list is too much of a commitment too. The pleasure, for me, is really in making the list–not in reading the books on it.
Pernille Ripp has advice for what to do When Your Child Hates Reading.
I loved JoEllen McCarthy’s Write About Yourself as a Writer at Sharing Our Notebooks and plan to try out that prompt this week.
George Couros got me thinking about teaching practices I would never do again. There are many more than 5!