10-second review: How do writing teachers and creative writing teachers differ?
Title: Review of Creative Writing in America: Theory and Pedagogy, ed. Joseph A. Moxley (Urbana: NCTE, 1989), 272 pages). Reviewed by DW Fenza. College Composition and Communication (May 1990), 239-240.
Summary/Quote: “The task of the composition teacher is often to bring competence to the unwilling; the task of the workshop [creative writing] teacher is often to cultivate genius in the unlikely.” p. 240.
Comment: What do you think of this definition of writing teachers? A bit simplistic, isn’t it? RayS.