September 15, 2020
This was published September 8, 2020 in Next Avenue.
WORK & PURPOSE
33 Reasons Virtual Teaching Has Made Me a Better Writing Instructor
And why the COVID-19 Zoom classes made my writing students better, too
By Nancy Davidoff Kelton September 8, 2020
August 27, 2020
Renee signing my copy of “Piecing Me Together” at her book launch at Langston Hughes House.
My talented onetime student, now friend, Renee Watson, has written many fabulous books including “Piecing Me Together,” for which she received the John Newbery Honor and t...
June 30, 2020
In honor of Carl Reiner, all he was, and all he will always be to us, it is fitting that I share the last page of my book, "Writing from Personal Experience"(Penguin Random House) here:
I grew up in a house in which there was great respec...
June 20, 2020
published in NextAvenue
A daughter reflects on 6 ways her dad's examples had impact
By Nancy Davidoff Kelton June 19, 2020
Credit: Courtesy of Nancy Davidoff Kelton Nancy Davidoff Kelton, then 19, with her parents
My father died in 1997 at age 88, yet he wakes me up some mornings an...
May 8, 2020
By Nancy Davidoff Kelton
Photo: My mother, sister Susan and little me in front of our
house at 7...
May 4, 2020
Gratitude emerges amid pandemic disruptions
This was published April 28, 2020 in The Buffalo News. Love 'n Stuff 'n Good Health, Nancy
By Nancy Davidoff Kelton
I was born and raised in Buffalo. Since college, I have lived in New York City, working at home as...
April 27, 2020
Dear Readers: My below essay was in THE FORWARD. Stay well. XXX nancy
April 23, 2020
Nancy Davidoff Kelton
During a pandemic too, I am grateful for these things
I do not leave my apartment except to do laundry in the basement, walk to the grocery store...
April 14, 2020
“WASHINGTON SQUARE IS MY PARK”: Author Nancy Davidoff Kelton, above, poses with the park’s famous Arch. Photo by Jonathan Zich.
The Arch Up Ahead (published in WestView News-April issue)
Dear Blog Readers: I wrote this before the Pandemic. Stay well. xxx Nancy...
April 4, 2020
Here are the secrets to making it work
by Nancy Davidoff Kelton, AARP
Dear Readers: I am writing about the pandemic and will probably post what comes out of me here, but now want to share the below essay that was in AARP's Disrupt...
March 25, 2020
I hope you are in good health and good spirits. I hope you’re engaging in meaningful and joyous activities in between washing hands, taking temperatures, and watching CNN.
The following are uncancelled joys here in addition to eating a lot of kale— cooking...