NCTE Presents - What are WORDS, Really? - National Council of Teachers of English

What are WORDS, Really?

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
7:30 p.m. ET



ALEXI LUBOMIRSKI is the author of the parenting book Princely Advice for a Happy Life and the picture book Thank You for My Dreams. He is a world-renowned fashion and celebrity photographer who has worked for Vogue, Elle, and Harper’s Bazaar, among other major magazines, and who shot the official engagement and wedding portraits for Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. He lives in New York.

Photo by Stephan Alessi


CARLOS APONTE is the author-illustrator of the Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Honor Book Across the Bay. His artwork has appeared in numerous publications, including the New Yorker, the Washington Post, the New York Times, Elle, and Esquire. He is a faculty member at the Fashion Institute of Technology and lives in New Jersey.

Photo by Alexi Lubomirski



ANN MARIE CORGILL is a fourth and fifth grade teacher at Vestavia Hills Elementary, Cahaba Heights, Alabama, past Representative-at-Large for NCTE’s Elementary Section, and is the author of Of Primary Importance: What’s Essential in Teaching Young Writers. Ann Marie was a national Teacher of the Year finalist and Alabama Teacher of the Year in 2015, is NBCT-certified, and received the NCTE Donald H. Graves Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Writing in 2007.