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The classic, inspiring account of a poet's experience teaching school children to write poetry When Kenneth Koch entered the Manhattan classrooms of P.S. 61, the children, excited by the opportunity to work with an instructor able to inspire their talent and energy, would clap and shout with pleasure. In this vivid account, Koch describes his inventive methods for teaching these children how to create poems and gives numerous examples of their work. Wishes, Lies, and Dreams is a valuable text for all those who care about freeing the creative imagination and educating the young.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780060955090
ISBN-10: 0060955090
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 135mm x 19mm)
Imprint: HarperCollins
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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