“Students, Please Open Your [Insert Lit Mag] to Page…”
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Teachers: Use Literary Magazines
Literary magazine subscriptions at the classroom level are an educational luxury, not a need. But that’s not a sufficient excuse.
Can secondary school teachers save literary magazines? Save might not the best choice: the word presupposes both power in the savior and tremendous need in the recipient. Perhaps help would work better: yes, secondary school teachers can greatly help literary magazines by inculcating excerpts or whole issues into their curriculum. The same dictum applies for university professors, of course, but the consideration must be made that secondary school instructors have a wider breadth of influence, as not every student who graduates high school attends college…