Joyce Carol Oates (1956 Scholastic Award winner)
Here’s her Award-winning work from when she was 17: A Dawn You’ll Never See
Before the week ends, we just wanted to say thank you to all the teachers out there. We truly appreciate everything you do to inspire student creativity and innovation!
The 2012 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards novel winners list can be found here: http://www.artandwriting.org/Awards/NationalWinners_Novel. Good luck!
This is the city you most loved, an empty stairwell
where the next rain lifts invisibly from the Seine.
With solitude, your coat open, you walk
steadily as if the railings were there and your hands weren’t passing
through them.” —Carolyn Forche, Elegy (via lydianea)