Robin F. Brancato

Robin F. Brancato has taught English, journalism, and creative writing at Hackensack H.S., Teaneck H.S., and Kean University, all in New Jersey. She has published eight young adult novels with Alfred Knopf and two nonfiction books for teenagers with Scarecrow Press. She is a member of the Authors Guild, PEN International, and Writers Guild East.

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2.3.2Z More Short Stories

We’ll read and share ideas on two stories every week, many of them from The New Yorker. Stories will be selected based on relevance to our world today, diversity of content and style, and likelihood of inspiring good discussion. Stories will either be available for you to access directly on the Internet or sent by Robin to you in digital form. NEW STORIES!


1.3.1Z Five More Movies

You’ll receive a list of five films that you’ll watch, one a week, in advance of the class. The titles will be a combination of classics and contemporary films, which will be available, usually free, on Netflix, Amazon Prime, or as DVDs from your public library. They will be diverse in subject matter and style and will be selected based on how likely they are to stimulate discussion. NEW!