BLTN Global

Writing for Peace: ABL in Karachi and Mumbai

Feb 11th, 2019 | By

BLTN Leader and Andover Bread Loaf Associate Director, Rich Gorham (BLSE ’01) kept the Bread Loaf community informed as he worked with Mohsin Tejani (BLSE ’01), founder of the School of Writing in Karachi, Pakistan, and Lee Krishnan (BLSE ’07), teacher at Diamond Jubilee High School in Mumbai, India, to plan the 2018 Peace Literacy

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One Word at a Time: Peace Literacy in El Salvador

Jan 16th, 2018 | By

The Andover Bread Loaf Peace Literacy Network’s tradition of going global with writing workshops landed with full creative force in El Salvador this summer. The Peace Literacy Network is inspired by the Andover Bread Loaf model of democratic, participatory expression as personal and professional development. Here are excerpts, taken from the project blog at http://ablelsalvador.blogspot.com, from

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A Genre without Borders: Jennifer Coreas on Memoir, History, and Social Action

Oct 24th, 2017 | By

  The October issue of BreadCast features Jennifer Coreas’ reflections on her childhood in war-torn El Salvador, and the role of writing in her intellectual growth and professional work.



Stories Walking: An International Workshop for Indigenous Writers

Nov 24th, 2016 | By

  Stories Walking – Costa Rica and the Beginning of an International Relationship Ceci Lewis English Department Chair, Cochise College Sierra Vista, AZ BLSE 1996 This August, Bread Loaf Teacher Network members Rex Lee Jim and I began a journey to make a shared dream a reality. Traveling with two Navajo Youth Leaders from the Navajo Community

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Peace Literacy: Advocacy and Action in Haiti

Nov 24th, 2016 | By

Andover Bread Loaf: Advocacy and Action by Chantal Kenol-Desmornes Bridge Academy and College Classique Feminin Port au Prince, Haiti BLSE 2015 Editor’s note: This talk was presented to the Bread Loaf Vermont community on July 14, 2016.  Good evening everyone. It’s good to be back on this beautiful mountain. And it feels especially good to be

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Diplomacy in Action: ABL and BLTN International

Dec 16th, 2014 | By

 by Dixie Goswami, BLTN Director, and Lou Bernieri, ABL Director Since 1990, when Andover Bread Loaf (ABL) invited South African teachers to attend our summer workshop, ABL has had a vibrant international presence in its program. Although ABL has meager funding to support its work, ABL international alumni continue to work with each other and U.S. alumni

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Peace Literacy in Haiti: Notes from Rich Gorham

Dec 16th, 2014 | By

by Rich Gorham (MA 01) Assistant Director, Andover Bread Loaf Editor’s note: During late summer, 2014, a team of Andover Bread Loaf youth and educators traveled to Port au Prince, Haiti, to collaborate with Haitian educators for ABL’s fourth international conference. Below are excerpts from Rich Gorham’s detailed account of the experience. Read more about the

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Stories that Matter: Karachi-San Salvador

Dec 16th, 2014 | By

by Jennifer Coreas ConTextos, EscriVamos San Salvador, El Salvador Andover Bread Loaf, 2014 Why not us? Why couldn’t we work together to extend our writing overseas as much as we had extended our minds? Those were the questions that Moshin Tejani and I asked ourselves as we worked together to develop our first student work

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The Many Faces of Home: BLTN Youth Journal to be Launched

Dec 15th, 2014 | By

Laura Benton English Teacher Woodford County High School, Versailles, KY BLSE 2013, 2014, funded by the C. E. and S. Foundation The Bread Loaf Youth Journal: The Many Faces of Home will be a literary magazine designed, written, and edited by Woodford and Jessamine County High School students. Together they will design the website, write submissions

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A View from Kenya

Dec 13th, 2014 | By

by David Wandera PhD Candidate The Ohio State University MA ’08, MLitt ’13 Rejuvenated by my summer sessions at the Bread Loaf School English, I returned to Kenya and collaborated with my students to revise the classroom in ways that anchor intercultural talk of self and place in the language arts classes I taught. Being

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