Physical, emotional, verbal, and now cyber bullying are an increasing problem in our nation’s schools and within our children’s social networks. How can we understand it? Community leaders and activists Gómez and Arroyo worked with children, teenagers, and parentsboth the victims and the bulliesto put together this searing anthology of original essays, poetry, plays, and commentary on how bullying has affected their lives.
About the Author
María Luisa Arroyo teaches writing in the Women as Empowered Leaders and Learners (WELL) program at Bay Path University. Her book publications include her full-length poetry collection, Gathering Words: Recogiendo Palabras; her chapbooks Flight and Destierro Means More than Exile; and Just Imagine in Springfield: A Poetry Handbook for Middle School Students.
Magdalena Gómez is an American playwright, poet, author, educator, social activist, motivational speaker, and performer. She currently lives in Springfield, Massachusetts where she is the artistic director of Teatro V!da,the first Latin@ theatre in Springfield.