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CWP faculty publish and present in a wide range of genres, practicing what we teach as we stay abreast of professional theory, hone our practice and craft, and pursue our personal passions.

Please select the name of a faculty memeber from the list below to read more about their personal and professional writing backgrounds.

Michelle Baptiste

Articles

  • Baptiste, M. C. (Winn) and Seig, M. T. "Training the Guardians of America's Gate: Discourse-Based Lessons from Naturalization Interviews." High Stakes Gatekeeping Encounters and Their Consequences: Discourses in Cross-Cultural Institutional Settings. (Special Edition, Guest Editor Julie Kerekes). Journal of Pragmatics 39.11 (2007): 1919-1941. Web.
  • Winn, M. "Collecting Target Discourse: The Case of the US Naturalization Interview." Second Language Needs Analysis. Ed. M. H. Long. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 265-303.
  • Winn, M. "The Use of African-American Vernacular English in Teaching Standard American English as a Second Dialect." Proceedings: Selected Papers from the Third College-Wide Conference for Students in Languages, Linguistics and Literature 1999. Ed. A. Bell, J. Shoemaker, and G. Sibley. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 2002.

Presentations

  • Baptiste, Michelle, and Nicole Bouchard. "Collaborative Tutoring Model Boosts Success of At-Risk Students." Northern California Writing Center Association, Palo Alto, CA, 2004.
  • Baptiste, Michelle, and Dolores Healing. "Transforming Teaching Practices in Navajo/Diné Schools." Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Salt Lake City, UT, 2002.
  • Baptiste, Michelle, Pat Maughan, and Pat Steenland. "Researching Beyond the World Wide Web: Accessing and Assessing Diverse Sources." California Association of Teachers of English, Santa Clara, CA, 2009.
  • Baptiste, Michelle, Jane Stanley, and Margi Wald. "Impractical Distinctions between NS and NNS: One Program's Attempts to Re-Vision the Responsibilities of Composition Specialists." Symposium on Second Language Writing, Purdue, IN, 2004.
  • Baptiste, Michelle, and Margi Wald. "Analyzing Text/Self in Multilingual Writing Classrooms." California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Long Beach, CA, 2005.
 

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Jane Hammons

Anthologized

  • "Cotton Candy." Fifteen Years of Fiction: Concho River Review. Ed. Terry Dalrymple. San Angelo: Fort Concho Museum Press, 2002. 223-231.
  • "The Land With No Air." Hint Fiction: An Anthology of Stories in 25 Words or Fewer. Ed. Robert Swartwood. New York: W. W. Norton, 2010. 39.
  • "Mothering in Real-Time." The Maternal is Political. Ed Shari MacDonald Strong and Kristin Rowe-Finkbinder. Berkeley: Seal Press, 2008. 174-180.

Articles

  • "The Berkeley Line-Up." East Bay Express. August 2008: 6. Web.
  • "The Boy in the Window." San Francisco Chronicle. January 27, 2008. Sunday Magazine: M8. Web.
  • "Joseph Kanon: The Complex Characters of History and Place," Bloom. January 7, 2013. Web.
  • "Louis Owens: Story in the Blood," Bloom. April 1, 2013. Web.
  • "Politics with Drawl." Columbia Journalism Review 47:2 (2008): 18. Web.
  • "Security: Checking for Monsters." Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers 5:4 (Fall 2004): 62-65.
  • "Why Assign Multiple Drafts?" Writing Across Berkeley. Spring 2000. Web.

Essays

  • "Bigger than Michael Jordan." High Plains Literary Review. December 2001: 86-92.
  • "Boiling the Dog’s Head." Natural Bridge. Spring 2000: 114-128. Web.
  • "Dreaming in Mink." Word Riot. February 2007. Web.
  • "Finding Truth in Fiction." Jonestown Report. 2010. Web.
  • "Holy Tribunal." Hippocampus Magazine. July 2011. Web.
  • "How I Came to Write This Story." pattinase. August 8, 2011 Web.

Presentations

  • "Free and Easy." Cal EduCamp: A Technology and Education Unconference, UC Berkeley, August 5, 2011.
  • "Reading and Teaching Electronic Texts," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Las Vegas, NV, March 15, 2013.
  • Hammons, Jane, with Bobby White, Educational Technology Services, UCB. "Do Students Dream of Electric Sheep: Berkeley Students in the Digital Age," UC Berkeley Retirement Center, April 10, 2013.
  • Hammons, Jane, Regina Mason, and Jen Schradie. "Justice Stories, Resistance Stories and Just Good Stories: Narrative and Storytelling as Critical Pedagogy." American Cultures, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 2012.

Reviews

  • "The W Word Is Not the F Word."  Rev. of Granta: The F Word. Luna Park Review. November 2, 2011. Web.
  • "Wolf Haas's Brenner and God." Rev. of Brenner and God. Grift Magazine. September 17, 2012.  Web.
  • "Zoë Ferraris's Kingdom of Strangers." Rev. of Kingdom of Strangers. Grift Magazine. May 21, 2012.  Web.

Short Stories

  • "Beckett Not Joyce." decomP. May 2010. Web.
  • "The Corners." Kitchen Sink 4 (Summer 2003): 54-56. Reprinted in A Twist of Noir. August 6, 2010. Web.
  • "Descanso." A-Minor. May 23, 2011. Web.
  • "Dust Clouds." All Due Respect. November 14, 2012.  Web.
  • "Elemental." Blue Fifth Review: The Blue Collection 3 (collaboration). December 30, 2012. Web.
  • "Forging." kill author 16 (December 2011). Web.
  • "Friend of the Week." Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers 8.4 (Fall 2004): 34-36.
  • "Giving Notice." Southwestern American Literature 27.1 (Fall 2001): 77-80.
  • "How Bittie Betina Learned to Fly." Rhino. 2003: 39.
  • "Lettie in the Ozarks." Corium Magazine. Fall 2011. Web.
  • "Life Studies." Verbicide Magazine. November 7, 2011. Web.
  • "Los Algodones." Verbicide Magazine. December 14, 2010. Web.
  • "Making It Right." Camroc Press Review. November 1, 2010. Web.
  • "Mary Jesus." Able Muse 7 (Summer 2009). Web.
  • "Pleiku Jacket." JMWW. Summer 2010. Web.
  • "The Uninvited Guest." Crimespree Magazine. July/August 2010: 22-25.
  • "The Unknown Substance." A Twist of Noir. December 27, 2010. Web.
  • "Warning." Alaska Quarterly Review 19:1&2 (Summer & Fall 2001): 65.
 

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Carolyn Hill

Articles

  • "Argumentative Alchemy: Writing to Persuade an Opposition Audience." Writing Across Berkeley. Spring 2002. Web.

Books

  • Bead's Pickle. Rodeo, CA: Ratbind Books, 2006.
  • Liminal Eyes and Other Unsettling Tales. Rodeo, CA: Ratbind Books, 2010.
  • Skin Deep.  Rodeo, CA: Ratbind Books, 2013.

Interviews

  • "Geoff Ryman Interview, in Four Parts." The Chronicles Network. June 2006. Web.

Reviews

  • "Dead Witch Walking." Rev. of Dead Witch Walking, by Kim Harrison. The Chronicles Network. 4 Oct. 2006. Web.
 

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Michael Larkin

Articles

  • "Colson Whitehead Is Taking Names." Kitchen Sink 15 (Fall 2006).
  • "Letting Our Students Get to Know Us." Writing on the Edge 22 (Fall 2011).
  • "Speaking High Hillbilly with Chuck Kinder." Kitchen Sink 7 (Summer 2004).
  • "Then It Hit Me: Sigur Ros." Kitchen Sink 13 (Spring 2006)

Essays

  • "The Author Isn’t Dead, He’s a Star!" Kitchen Sink 14 (Summer 2006).
  • "The Character Who Came to Life." You Must Be This Tall to Ride (January 2010). Web.
  • "Culture Mulcher in the Wasteland." Kitchen Sink 12 (Winter 2006).
  • "From Shock and Awe to Aw Shucks:  On the Use and Abuse of Amazement." Kitchen Sink 5 (Fall 2003).
  • "The Gaze of the Feminist Lecher." Kitchen Sink 9 (Spring 2005).
  • "Googling Mike Larkin." Kitchen Sink 16 (Summer 2007).  Web.
  • "More Pleasure for You." Arroyo Literary Review (Spring 2013).  Web.
  • "Solipsism and the Single Reader."  Kitchen Sink 16 (Summer 2007). Web.

Presentations

  • "'Who are you, professor?'—Why students might need to know." Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA. 14 March 2009.

Short Stories

  • "Every Man for Himself." Natural Bridge 7 (Spring 2002).
  • "Hospital Corners." The Baltimore Review (Winter 2000).
  • "The Nielsens." Cimarron Review 140 (Summer 2002).
  • "Psalter." Other Voices 34 (Spring/Summer 2001).
  • "Traps." Kitchen Sink 2 (Winter 2003).
 

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John Levine

Articles

  • "Talking Texts: Writing Dialogue in the College Composition Classroom." National Writing Project Quarterly 24.2 (2003).

Essays

  • "Fighting Irish." Rudolf's Diner 16 (Apr. 2006). Web.
  • "Not Just Along for the Ride." Rudolf's Diner 00 (June 2002). Web.

Plays

  • All Is Calm. Production. New Media Repertory Company, New York. 2007.
  • All That's Good. Productions: New Media Repertory Company, New York, 2011; Three Wise Monkeys Bay One Acts Festival, San Francisco, 2006; Stagecrafters New Play Festival, Royal Oak, MI, 2005.
  • Enemy Territory. Productions: Equinox Theatre Company, Berkeley, CA, 1996; Twelve Miles West Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 1996.
  • Green Room. Production. Equinox Theatre Company, Berkeley, CA. 1996.
  • Here’s That Rainy Day. Productions: Boxcar Theatre, San Francisco, 2008; Three Wise Monkeys Bay One Acts Festival, San Francisco, 2008.
  • In the Picture. Staged reading. Ross Valley Players, Ross, CA. 2005.
  • Less Is More Less and Less. Staged reading. WorkSpace Limited, San Francisco. 2007.
  • Medea Unplugged. Staged reading. Playground, San Francisco. 1998.
  • Single Single. Production. New Media Repertory Company, New York. 2011.
  • Terra Firma. Staged reading. New Media Repertory Company, New York, NY. 2006.
  • Thirty-Three and a Third. Production. The Marsh, San Francisco, CA. 1996.
  • What You’re Missing. Production. Actors Theater of Santa Cruz Eight Tens at Eight Festival. Santa Cruz, CA. 2003.
  • Wild Life Crossing. Staged reading. Sonoma County Repertory Theatre, Santa Rosa, CA. 1999.
  • Work in Progress. Production. Ross Valley Players, Ross, CA. 2011; Staged reading. WorkSpace Limited, San Francisco. 2009.

Presentations

  • "Hollywood Meets Public Policy in the Center: The 9/11 Commission Report in the College Composition Classroom." 2006 Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago.
  • "Your Reality or Mine: Using Facebook in the College Composition Classroom." 2008 Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans.

Short Stories

  • "80 East, 80 West." Digital Paper. August 2006. Web.
  • "Empty Nest." Digital Paper. February 2010. Web.
  • "Love on the Dog." Rudolf's Diner. October 2002. Web.
  • "Never Been Happier." Digital Paper. January 2011. Web.
  • "Public Service Announcement." Digital Paper. March 2004. Web.
 

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Kaya Oakes

Books

  • Radical Reinvention. Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint Press, 2012.
  • Slanted and Enchanted: The Evolution of Indie Culture. New York: Holt, 2009.
  • Telegraph. Montpelier, OH: Pavement Saw Press, 2007.

Essays

  • "Book Notes: Kaya Oakes." Largehearted Boy. July 10 2009. Web.
  • "Dylan: He's Just Like Us!" Caught in the Carousel. July 2009. Web.
  • "A Radical Leaps: An Indie Writers Drops Her Ironic Distance and Finds Her Faith." Busted Halo. July 27 2009. Web.

Poetry

  • "The Western Child." Parthenon West Review 5. Web.

Reviews

  • "Some Kind of Cheese Orgy." Rev. of Some Kind of Cheese Orgy, by Linh Dinh. Fanzine. January 30 2010. Web.
  • "We Can Only Expand the Boundaries When We're Up Against the Ropes: Gabrielle Calvocoressi and Brandon Scott Gorrell." Rev. of Apocalyptic Swing, by Gabrielle Calvocoressi, and During My Nervous Breakdown I Would Like to Have a Biographer Present, by Brandon Scott Gorrell. Fanzine. September 24 2009. Web.
 

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Pat Steenland

Presentations

  • Steenland, Pat, Pat Maughan, and Michelle Baptiste. "Researching Beyond the World Wide Web: Accessing and Assessing Diverse Sources." California Association of Teachers of English, Santa Clara, CA, 2009.
 

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Steve Tollefson

Articles

  • "Another Chorus of 'Feelings,' Please." California English. February 2002.
  • "Blue and Gold and Red All Over." Stanford Magazine. September 2000.
  • "Burdick's Lost 'The Ninth Wave' Deserves New Life." Berkeley Daily Planet 26-28. September 2006. Web.
  • "For he on honeydew hath fed." California English. Summer 2004.
  • "I am Begging You." California English. Spring 1998.
  • "Storytelling in a College Classroom." California English 1.4 (Summer 1996): 11-12.
  • "Teaching Writing as an Amoral Act." Writing on the Edge 12.1 (Fall 2000/Winter 2001): 59-65.
  • "Toward a Unified Field Theory of the Language of Meetings." California Monthly. April 1999: 22-23.
  • "Why We Read." Kitchen Sink 13.3 (2005): 54-57.
  • "Words of So Indecent a Nature." California English. Fall 1999.

Columns

  • "Writing that Works." Business Digest. Pacific Bell. 1996-1998.

Essays

  • "His Mother Is Poetry in Motion." Contra Costa Times. April 12 2003.
  • "Reading in the Dark—with a Headlamp." San Francisco Chronicle. March 3 2011. Web.
  • "Reading Lips." San Francisco Chronicle Sunday. January 21 2001. Web.

Short Stories

  • "The Ballad of the Vestibules." Digital Paper 2 (Summer 2006).
  • "The Compositionist." Writing on the Edge. (ed. Peter Elbow) 10.2 (Spring/Summer 1999) and 11.1 (Fall/Winter 2000).
  • "The Decalogue." Incliner 2002: 10th Anniversary Issue. Art Academy of Cincinnati, Fall 2002.
  • "Duboce Park, 1969." Kitchen Sink 2.1 (Fall 2003): 54-56.
  • "Ephemeral Waters." Digital Paper 4 (June 2007).
  • "Strunk and White Died for Our Sins." Writers’ Forum 28 (2002): 134-142.
  • "Two Left Feet: The Myth of Hermione, Daughter of Manny and Ellen." Digital Paper 3 (Winter 2007).
  • "What Carrots Do." Digital Paper (Summer 2008).
 

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Margi Wald

Articles

  • "Is It Paraphrasing or Is It Plagiarism? Scaffolding through Consciousness-Raising and Consensus-Building." New Ways in ESP. Eds. Peter Master and Donna M. Brinton. Alexandria, VA: TESOL Publications, 1998. 111-114.
  • "Peer Response as Dialogue: Techniques for Increasing Student Involvement." International Journal for Teachers of English Writing Skills 3.1 (1997): 14-26.
  • Wald, Margi, and Nathalie Destandau. "Promoting Generation 1.5 Learners' Academic Literacy and Autonomy: Contributions from the Learning Center." CATESOL Journal 14.1 (2003): 207-234.
  • Wald, Margi, and Kim. H. Wilhelm. "Instructional Weaving: Models for Scaffolding within and between Classes." TESL Canada Journal 15.2 (1998): 1-12.

Journal

Presentations

  • "Assisting the ESL Student beyond Traditional ESL Programs: Learning Center Pedagogy in Support of Academic Literacy in the Disciplines." 36th Annual TESOL Convention, Salt Lake City, UT. 11 April 2002. Higher Education Interest Section Academic Session Chair.
  • "Consultation Session on Issues Related to Second Language Writing." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL. April 7 2006. Invited Colloquium.
  • "Re-imagining Pedagogy and Practice for Writing from Sources." 44th Annual TESOL Convention, Boston, MA. March 25 2010. Colloquium Chair.
  • "Using Corpus Findings to Develop Second Language Writing Materials." 41st Annual TESOL Convention, Seattle, WA. March 23 2007. Colloquium Chair.
  • Wald, Margi, Dana Ferris, Kay Losey, and Mark Roberge. "Re-examining Generation 1.5 Writing and Writers." The Symposium on Second Language Writing. Tempe, AZ. 7 November 2009. Invited Colloquium.
  • Wald, Margi, and Jan Frodesen. "Corpus Research and Teaching Academic Writing: Corpus-based Verb Instruction." 39th Annual TESOL Convention, San Antonio, TX. April 1 2005. Invited Colloquium.
  • Wald, Margi, and Jan Frodesen. "Developing Paraphrasing Skills through Vocabulary Knowledge and Control." CATESOL 2006, San Francisco, CA.  April 7 2006. Board-sponsored Colloquium.
  • Wald, Margi, Mark Roberge, and Kay Losey. "Academic Writing for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Student Populations. The Symposium on Second Language Writing, Murcia, Spain. May 22 2010. Colloquium.

Reports

  • Wald, Margi, John Gargani, and Parisa Muller. Blueprint for the CHSSP Embedded Writing Assessment in History. (Report to the California History / Social Science Project Professional Development Program.) Oakland, CA: Gargani + Co, 2002.

Reviews

  • Rev. of Decoding ESL: International Students in the American College Classroom, by Amy Tucker. TESL-EJ 3.3 (1998). Web.
  • Wald, Margi, and Melissa Reeve. Rev. of Negotiating Academic Literacies: Teaching and Learning across Languages and Cultures, ed. by Vivian Zamel and Ruth Spack. TESL-EJ 3.4 (1999). Web.
 

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