Metaliterature is writing about writing. I spend a lot (too much) of my time doing this. In fact, I have eighteen more first essays left to grade before daylight.
It feels as if I have been writing about writing nearly non-stop since Valentine’s Day, providing detailed feedback about content, structure, and word choices in essays written in response to political cartoons, to found poems, and memoir chapters.
And, as I am writing these responses, my three sections of Advanced Composition and one of Creative Writing are generating more to read and write about.
In fact, you can read some of the poets and short story writers’ pieces as they have launched this term’s blogs:
Please follow them, like them, and offer them your own metaliterature.