Posts Tagged: New Hampshire Humanities

  • “Creative Achievement in the Humanities” Award

    “Tell Me More” – a profile that appeared in Engage: New Hampshire Humanities’ Magazine by Rebecca Kinhan https://www.nhhumanities.org/news/new-hampshire-humanities-bids-farewell-terry-farish “You could say Terry Farish is a story whisperer. For Farish, a writer, poet, and author, life is about words and storytelling.  But perhaps one of her greatest gifts is the ability to gently coax and nurture…

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  • Why We Write the Poems

    Sarah, aged 13, and I, with the poet laureate of our city and all of us in the photo have been gathering on Tuesday nights to write together and be part of New Hampshire Humanities New Voices project. Sarah, her mom, and little brother are new Americans and bring their first language to the poems…

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  • “Tell Me More”

    I have the great fortune to spend this year with New Hampshire Humanities. We’re working on a reading and writing project with  English learners.  The project is A Year of New Voices,   In the Year of New Voices, professional writers meet English learners in Connections book discussion programs. Selected students will have an opportunity to work…

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  • For Laurie, a Welcoming New Hampshire Story

    “Laurie was their first English teacher. She brought sheets of white paper and markers to her students who spoke little English but told stories with their art.” In 2010, Laurie Lalish of Lutheran Social Services, now Ascentria, conducted a visual arts project with her ESL class in Laconia who created imagery of their homeland. They…

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  • Reading Ruby with New Americans

    One of the jobs I cherish doing is bringing NH Humanities’ book discussion programs to English Language Learners.I met with Christine Powers’ class of adult learners in Salem, New Hampshire this spring. They were all new Americans and also mothers. We met in the school where their kids go. Together we read a series of…

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