The American Academy of Poets provides a dynamic and comprehensive web site about poets and poetry. Teachers will find a resource center, curriculum units, forums and helpful information on how to teach poetry. Students can read or listen to poems, find poets and information, or check out the literary links.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. offers students information on the business and craft of writing fantasy and science fiction, along with sample chapters from a list of well-known writers, including Andre Norton, Harlan Ellison, and Lois McMaster Bujold.
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