Summer 2018: Three OWP Writers Recently Published
June 04, 2018
Howling at the Ocean: Surviving My First Year Teaching
by Jaydra Johnson
In 2016, less than a quarter into my first year of teaching, one of my students was suspended for heiling Hitler at the fall pep assembly. Meanwhile, across the country…
Seeing Ourselves with Our Own Eyes
by Katy Alexander
A special education teacher uses poetry to help her middle school students write their own narratives and celebrate themselves.
Sorry Not Sorry: Reckoning with the Power and Limitations of an Apology to Native Hawaiians
by Ursula Wolfe-Rocca
A high school teacher uses the #MeToo movement and students’ own experiences with apologies to interrogate the government’s 1993 apology to Native Hawaiians for the 1893 overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawai’i.