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Taxi Cab Workshops with Mark Nowak May 6, 2013: Mark Nowak is at it again, taking the poetry workshop out of the classroom and situating it in some unexpected place. This time, we find ourselves in a NYC taxi. The New York Times reports on the culmination of Nowak's efforts at the PEN World Voices Festival, where veteran cab drivers performed poetry written in Nowak's workshop: These [...] by

Critical Pedagogy & the Creative Writing Workshop January 7, 2013: For those dear readers interested in the intersection between creative writing and critical pedagogy, do we have the conference for you! Mark Nowak, no stranger to the liberating potential of the creative writing workshop, is organizing a first of its kind conference to address the creative writing workshop in terms of the study of [...] by

Shadow Boxers April 12, 2010: When I read Daisy Fried’s nerdy poet category, I thought of poets who are garrulous, who write conversational poems that careen off in one direction, then veer to investigate a side conversation, which leads to other conversations, and so on. This tendency to digress might not hold a reader’s attention if something doesn’t stay constant. [...] by