With both hands wrapped around a steaming mug, Ann Kroeker recognizes that life needs pauses. And life needs tea.
I said my goal was for students to appreciate literature. Secretly, though, my goal was for the kids to love literature. I wanted them to experience book love.
In memoir, how do you write what is fragile? Maybe first you have to live it. Courageously remember it. Then tap the fragile in yourself.
Surprised by Scotland, a writer finds herself taken by her past, her present with Scottish poets, and maybe (who knows) her future.
After only dreaming of the writing life, a college girl starts to find her voice. Through poetry.
The athlete of the family lives in the shadow of her brother while secretly dreaming of a writing life of her own.
“Oh, my kids aren’t poetic at all, ” she said. “Prepare yourself for a big flop.” Ann Kroeker takes on the challenge of teaching poetry to children.
Ann Kroeker reflects on teaching poetry to her children through such simple routines and rituals as reading poetry at the dinner table.