Prairie Lands Alums published in Missouri Teachers Write: Read the 2008 edition of Missouri Teachers Write, Literary Magazine of the Missouri Association of Teachers of English, especially the original writings published by NWP alums and friends from throughout the state. See “Just One Week and Transcend,” by Melissa Camarda (2006 Institute); “November” by Elizabeth Latosi-Sawin (1987 Institute); “First Stirrings of Awareness Even Out Here,” and “Witness” by Joyce Stohr (2003 and 2005 Institutes); and “Stories of Health” by Jenna Whittington (2004 Institute). Pieces—“Here We Go” and “Welcome Home”—by Mark Henderson, PLWP Research Assistant, are also included in MATE’s annual publication. Copies of Missouri Teachers Write are distributed free to MATE members; information and membership forms are available at the MATE website. Or, to purchase a single copy of this year’s Missouri Teachers Write, email Mary Kim Schreck, editor.
Debbie Schwebach (2002 and 2005 Institutes), is featured in the winter edition of Missouri Western, the university’s alumni magazine, for being Western’s first “graduate school graduate” (28). Deb received our PLWP Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of Writing last May. She’s the communication arts department chair, curriculum coordinator, and professional development coordinator at Lathrop R-II High School.