On The Teaching of Poetry

In this lecture, Dr. Rica discusses poetry, teaching poetry, and creative writing.

Dr Rica Bolipata-Santos has been teaching since graduating from college and has been with the English Department since 1996. Rica is a teacher, a writer, an editor, and a mentor to those wishing to pursue a creative life. She humbly dedicates this lecture to teachers of poetry and literature who are seeking to find new ways of making literature alive, useful and enduring even after the teaching of it in the classroom.

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