Mon 22 April 2024
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Writing in Education
Teachers & Writers Books
Our Thoughts Are Bees
Reading the Applause
Class Writing
The Poetry Book
Special Education
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Publications & Other Resources

We list here a number of publications of particular interest both to teachers and writers in schools. NAWE publications, including back copies of the NAWE magazine, Writing in Education, are available to purchase here online.

For a full list of all books and other resources relating to creative writing, go to the Resources Listings section of the Writer's Compass.

Our thoughts are bees

This publication, by NAWE members Mandy Coe and Jean Sprackland is for teachers, writers and those who co-ordinate writing projects in schools. The book gives advice on organizing exciting projects, from the author's visit to the long-term residency. It examines the potential impact on young people's lives, and sets out a vision for the future of writing in education. Available to members at half price.

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NAWE member Cliff Yates has seen his pupils win every prize available to young writers. This combination of personal vision and transferable ideas gives an insight into how poetry reading and writing can be integrated into the everyday life of secondary schools.

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Teachers and Writers Books

NAWE is pleased to be making a selection of the Teachers & Writers booklist available in the UK. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative is based in New York and has an impressive publications programme, publishing educational books that emerge from creative writers working side by side with teachers in the classroom. All titles listed are available at a £1 discount for NAWE members.

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NAWE stocks a selection of books published by the Teachers & Writers Collaborative in New York. Read more...

NAWE's book on performance poetry, published in 1999, is also available here at a discount to members. Read more.