Friday, September 26, 2008

Writing, Teaching

From the New York Times: Those Who Write, Teach.

Among other gems about writers who teach:
Writers who have been lucky enough to land these gigs are inclined to talk — when we aren’t grumbling — about their good fortune in sensible language, citing all that is sane, healthy, balanced and economically viable about their jobs. But another question is discussed less. What exactly does all this teaching do to our writing? And what, if anything, does it mean for a country to have a tenured literature?

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