Tim Gillespie is a veteran Oregon public school teacher, former president of the Oregon Council of Teachers of English, and author of many publications for teachers, including Doing Literary Criticism: Helping Students Engage with Challenging Texts (2010, Stenhouse).
Kim Stafford (1949 - )
Kim Stafford, Oregon’s ninth Poet Laureate, is a poet, essayist, memoirist, short story writer, and songwriter. An influential teacher recognized for his contributions to Oregon literature, he is a popular public speaker, storyteller, and workshop leader. He is the founder of the Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis & Clark College …
Oregon English Journal
Oregon English Journal, published twice yearly, is the award-winning publication of the Oregon Council of Teachers of English (OCTE), the state’s professional association for teachers of English language arts from kindergarten through college. Copies of the journal are mailed free to all members of OCTE. The journal was conceived …
Paulann Petersen (1942-)
Paulann Petersen, Oregon’s sixth Poet Laureate, is an award-winning poet, influential teacher, and ambassador for poetry. Her poems, which are rooted in Pacific Northwest landscapes, have appeared in national and regional literary journals, magazines, and anthologies and in venues ranging from the popular Poetry Daily website to Portland-area buses …