Table of Contents


Many Faces of Lawrence: Mary Guerrero frames her 1999 BLTN Magazine article, “The Face of Lawrence: Integrating Photography and Writing,” in the contemporary work of young poets and historians who are reclaiming the narrative of the city.

Imagination, Common Sense, and Perseverance: Sheri Skelton reflects upon the value of perseverance to students and teachers in the far north as she revisits her 2006 BLTN Magazine article, “Imagination and Common Sense”

Mabeshte Revisited: David Wandera  presents “myriad understandings of the roles of literacy in our world of transcultural flows and constant change” through a return to his 2006 BLTN Magazine article “Mabeshte is Cool.”

“Where is the Pinnacle?” Revisited: Skill, Delight, and the Connected Mind: Brendan McGrath examines his own professional growth through networked teaching and learning as he looks back on his 2006 BLTN Magazine article.


From the Director: Opening Remarks in Vermont by Emily Bartels

Ethics Workshop Series Continues on Vermont Campus by Dr. Jim Sabin

Rhetoric’s Power: Imagination and Engagement at Santa Fe by Tom McKenna with Jessica Candlin

The Right Place by Alfredo Lujan


Reports from the Field: BLTN Fellows Report on Classroom Collaborations

Say Yes to Pears by Brent Peters

Food Literacy, Healthy Communities, and Youth Leadership: A Video Highlighting Navajo-Kentucky Collaborations

From Loaf to Farm: A Bread Loaf – Inspired Market Garden by Jessica Dean

Bread Loaf Two-Year College Network by Katie Stewart

Vermont BLTN Kicks Off “What’s the Story? 2.0”  by Bill Rich

A Live Performance: Sharing Video Techniques with NCHO Youth by Tim O’Leary

Reaching for Each Other: September 11 Reflections by Jessica Dean

Andover Bread Loaf Creates Family Literacy Night Video

Youth Writer Spotlight: Ty Fierce Metteba

Youth Writer Spotlight: Dariana Guerrero


Karachi Connection: A Webinar on Teaching Writing with Mohsin Tejani and Lorena German

Writing for a Better World: Bread Loaf Mumbai


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