Alice Pettway is the author of four collections of poetry: Dawn Chorus (2023), Station Lights (2021), Moth (2019), and The Time of Hunger (2017). Her work, which spans poetry, non-fiction, and fiction, has appeared in AGNI, Learning for Justice magazine, Rattle, The Progressive, The Southern Review, The Threepenny Review and many other respected publications. She is a former Chulitna Artist Fellow and Art Omi: Writers resident. Currently, Pettway lives and writes near Seattle, Washington.

Articles by Alice

Celebrate Maya Angelou

Take a moment to introduce your students to legendary writer and activist Maya Angelou.

Mindful of Equity

Practices that help students control their impulses can also mask systemic failures.

Washed Away

Max just wants to keep everyone safe. So why is everyone upset with him?

Women's March Youth Ambassadors Lead the Way

The Women’s March on Washington Youth Ambassadors are sending a message: Young people’s voices must be heard.

Controlling the Student Body

Are your school’s dress and behavior policies doing more harm than good?