Melissa Goldthwaite

Melissa A. Goldthwaite (Ph.D., The Ohio State University), General Editor, is Professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University, where she teaches composition, creative writing, and rhetorical theory. Her books include Books That Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal (New York University Press, 2014), The Norton Pocketbook of Writing by Students (2010), Surveying the Literary Landscapes of Terry Tempest Williams (University of Utah Press, 2003), and The St. Martin’s Guide to Teaching Writing (Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2003, 2008, 2014).

Books by Melissa Goldthwaite

  1. Book CoverA Guide to The Norton Reader


    This guide includes tips for planning a course; four sample syllabi; suggested in-class activities for ten and thirty minutes; notes for new teachers and writing program administrators; and a guide to navigating nortonreader.com. For every reading, this guide offers an overview of key themes, passages, and strategies; teaching suggestions; and suggested writing assignments.More

  2. Book CoverThe Norton Pocket Book of Writing by Students


    A Norton anthology of student writing.More

  3. Book CoverThe Norton Reader

    Fourteenth High School Edition

    The classic reader that has introduced millions of students to the essay as a genre.More