almost midwest: good girl gets rad: Teaching Creative Writing in Spanish (When You Don't Speak Spanish) →
I could see tonight’s lesson as discouraging. Instead, here is what I learned:
1. I can explain myself well enough in Spanish if my audience is patient. Language barrier was actually not the biggest issue we had. It might one of the first times a cultural pattern of thinking interfered with…
This is my friend Heather. She’s does a lot of cool things; tutoring students in creative writing in Nicaragua, starting her MFA in the Iowa writer’s workshop this upcoming fall (Kurt Vonnegut taught there!) and writing poetry on another level, despite whatever she may tell you.
You should probably follow her here and here!