OCTE Reads will be meeting weekly in February for a month of poetry reading! We will read two verse novels as well as saving space and time for reading a variety of poets and poems--some collected by our facilitators and some that we hope our membership will bring to share! Our schedule is below so you have time to locate the verse novels ahead of time!
All meetings will take place on Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on zoom!
February 7--discussing verse novel, Mascot, by Charles Waters and Traci Sorrell
February 14--curated poems...we'll email links out to all members a week ahead of time!
February 21--discussing verse novel, A Long Time Coming by Ray Anthony Shepard
February 28--curated poems and teaching ideas...we'll email links out to all members a week ahead of time but welcome submissions from members as well!
PAST OCTE READS Book Clubs
Solito: a Memoir by Javier Zamora
Check out the Padlet from the Winter book club's exploration of Displacement and Victory. Stand!: Raising My Fist For Justice here!
Check out the Padlet from the summer book club's exploration of Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr.Winter 2022
OCTE READS concluded its exploration of Kim Johnson’s This Is My America with a final ZOOM chat on February 9, 2022.
The small-but-mighty group of enthusiastic participants engaged in weekly Wednesday discussions of the reading, of various tech tools and their possibilities for response, and of the power of story.
All OCTE Members can access the resources utilized during the OCTE Reads discussion by clicking the link below: