A blog by John Warner, author of The Funny Man, on teaching, writing and never knowing when you're going to be asked to leave.
November 12, 2013 - 5:02pm
My students are bored by school. How do we change their minds?
November 3, 2013 - 4:26pm
Halloweek has derailed some students. But maybe they learned something more important.
October 27, 2013 - 4:10pm
Last year, I fell out of love. This year, a different emotion.
October 22, 2013 - 5:26pm
Seeing those guys topple a formation in a state park caused me to realize that deep down, I'm a conservative.
October 20, 2013 - 3:52pm
First year writing students adopt a bizarre and counterproductive style. I wonder why.
October 7, 2013 - 7:33pm
What makes us work harder than is probably good for us?
September 27, 2013 - 11:03am
Two people (among many) working the South who could've been MacArthur Fellows.
September 25, 2013 - 1:31pm
The MacArthur Foundation released its list of Fellows. I'm not on it. Neither is anyone else who works below the Mason-Dixon.
September 16, 2013 - 9:06pm
I wouldn't have realized how much I benefit from teaching first-year writing if I hadn't been forced into it.