Author Archives: Jane Hammons

About Jane Hammons

I write. I teach. I teach writing.

EL VADO, ALBUQUERQUE ROUTE 66 by Jane Hammons

EL VADO, ALBUQUERQUE ROUTE 66 by Jane Hammons.

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I is for insight incite and it’s all right

Originally posted on Lighting Out for the Territory:
Today in my Nia class, the instructor informed us that after 10 years she is leaving in order to earn a teaching credential. I didn’t sign on for Nia originally; it replaced…

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it’s a body: it’s a female

Originally posted on Lighting Out for the Territory:
When Gerald So, editor of The 5-2 Crime Poetry Weekly, asked me to join the April 2014 blog tour celebrating National Poetry Month, I knew exactly which poem I wanted to write…

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My SXSWedu 2014 on Storify

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Writer’s Event: Daniel Alarcón (a CW110 assignment I’m doing with students in the class)

On Tuesday, February 11, novelist and journalist Daniel Alarcón read from his most recent novel, At Night We Walk in Circles. The event was co-sponsored by Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore in Berkeley and the Center for Latin American Studies at UC … Continue reading

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Off (of) the “Bleeding Edge”

I spent a fair amount of yesterday, the last day of 2013, finishing Pynchon’s latest novel. 477 pages that I picked up and put down, enjoyed and resented, renewed three times at my local library. My Pynchon belt now has … Continue reading

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professional development is personal development

For College Writing Programs’ final faculty meeting of the 2012-2013 academic year, we are to prepare a 7-minute or so presentation on our recent professional development. As I was thinking about this, I realized that I could yack for much … Continue reading

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