The Common @ the National Book Foundation’s Why Reading Matters Conference

National Book Foundation logo
Are you an educator? Do you work with students? Join us as The Common editors present at The National Book Foundation’s third annual Why Reading Matters conference on June 7 at St. Francis College in Brooklyn. 

A man presents at a literary conferenceEditor in Chief Jennifer Acker and Associate Editor and Director of The Common in the Classroom Elizabeth Witte will be joined by Katherine Hill, a TC contributor and Assistant Professor of English at Adelphi University, for a panel discussion: Reaching from There to Here: broadening student perspectives through place-focused literature.

Check out more details on the conference here. TC readers receive a 15% discount on registration with the code: NBFFRIEND

Isabel MeyersThe Common @ the National Book Foundation’s Why Reading Matters Conference

Related Posts

rusty machinery

Blaenavon

RALPH SNEEDEN
We thought it was just going to be a tour of the defunct coal mine’s aboveground facility, which was already troubling enough. The winding wheels and framework for the conveyor system at the “pit head” were like the superstructure of an abandoned carnival.

Hot Potato

LEATH TONINO
When I walked into the post office, there he was, smiling a huge smile, a front tooth missing, that empty space where the tooth should have been locking my gaze. He’s in his fifties, maybe his sixties, with a fuzzy gray beard and a buzzed head.

JinJin XU

TC Alumni Spotlight: JinJin Xu

JINJIN XU
It was a year overwhelmed with care, trust, and community, where I found the world giving me the people I needed—did not know I needed—in whatever strange and unexpected situation I found myself in.