The Writer's Experience (Summer 2013; Volume 4, Issue 2)

Welcome to the Summer 2013 issue (Volume 4, Issue 2) in which we find the struggles and the pleasures of authorship, define the writer's identity, and comment on "The Writer's Experience" as it pertains to English Studies. We appreciate receiving your feedback.

The new CFP for the winter 2014 issue is available for viewing; click on the link under the Important Information section.

Meanwhile, enjoy the current issue.

The Editors

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Letter from the editors

Table of Contents

Contributors' Biographies

Notes from the field: Editorial

Crowning the Sonnet Tradition: Mary Wroth's Pamphilia to Amphilanthus - Laura Linker

Teaching from the Sidelines: Using marginalia to encourage good writing - Louisa Danielson

The Red Pen: Self-identity through Teacher Feedback - Karina Stiles-Cox

Scholarly Articles

Disconnect to Connect Encouraging Student Writing Through Interactive Technologies - Natalie M. Dorfeld

Idleness, Diligent Indolence, and Embodiment: Creativity and the Composition Classroom - Lindsay Illich

The Voices in Our Heads: How “Real” Writers Negotiate Criticism - Marcy Tucker and Robin Carstensen

From Prescription to Possibility: Becoming a Writer in J.M. Coetzee’s Youth - Craig Smith

Creative Work

Buena Vida - Elizabeth Gill Vidaurri

Refrain: (They) Let Me Be - Catalina Florina Florescu

Two Poems - Laura Linker

A dying author Jerome Teelucksingh

Submission Process - Donna J. Gelagotis Lee

Three Poems - Elizabeth Johnston

Two Poems - Dennis Lee

Book Reviews

Review of A Day at a Time: The Diary Literature of American Women From 1764 to Present edited by Margo Culley - Monica Reyes

Review of A Sea for Encounters: Essays Towards a Postcolonial Commonwealth by Stella Borg Barthet - Lamia Khalil Hammad