Rachel Toliver

Rachel Toliver

Latte Contributor

Author Archives: Rachel Toliver

Rachel Toliver has work published in Cutthroat, Night Train, Alligator Juniper, The King's English, Thieves Jargon and Geez. Toliver teaches English at the Philadelphia public high school that she graduated from, where there is unanimous anti-bulletin board sentiment shared amongst the staff and administration.  She lives in bucolic West Philadelphia, and disagrees with all the nasty things people say about Philly.

Contributions by Rachel Toliver

Spring 2009 Issue

The Pedagogy of Decoration

My greatest challenge as a Seventh-Grade English teacher in “inner-city” Brooklyn was to gain firm control — not of my classroom — but of a pair of scissors. In the three years I spent in the public school system, I was an interior decorator- a sort of pedagogical Martha Stewart — almost as much as […]

Posted in Essays | 1 Response
  • In The Latest Issue

  • Browse by Genre

  • Archives

    open all | close all