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Anna Leahy

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Anna Leahy is the author of Generation Space: A Love Story (Stillhouse 2017) with Douglas R. Dechow and of the forthcoming poetry collection Aperture (Shearsman 2017). She is also the author of Constituents of Matter, which won the Wick Poetry Prize, and the editor of Power and Identity in the Creative Writing Classroom. She teaches in the MFA and BFA programs at Chapman University, where she curates the Tabula Poetica reading series and edits TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics. She co-writes the Lofty Ambitions blog.


Articles

Shop Talk |

Under the Influence… of Stanley Plumly

Anna Leahy is the author of Generation Space: A Love Story (Stillhouse 2017) with Douglas R. Dechow and of the forthcoming poetry collection Aperture (Shearsman 2017). She is also the author of Constituents of Matter, which won the Wick Poetry Prize, and the editor of Power and Identity in the Creative Writing Classroom. She teaches in the MFA and BFA programs at Chapman University, where she curates the Tabula Poetica reading series and edits TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics. She co-writes the Lofty Ambitions blog.


Essays |

The Future of Literary Citizenship: A Review Essay

With the rise of digital culture, teachers must examine how to help students connect with literature all over again, and teachers who are also writers have a particular interest in building students’ “literary citizenship.” Writer and teacher Anna Leahy looks for perspectives on this dilemma in four books by Marjorie Garber, Christina Vischer Bruns, Kevin Stein, and David Orr.



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