An approach to literacy that understands it as lived and
experienced in the everyday across varied spaces and
Jennifer Rowsell is Professor of Literacies and Social Innovation in the School of Education at the University of Bristol, UK.
"Living Literacies stretches readers to rethink how they
conceptualize literacies and the potentials of literacies. The
authors use active verbs to thread the chapters together-literacies
as seeing, disrupting, hoping, knowing, creating, and making. This
writerly move positions literacies not only as nouns but also
verbs, active and alive in our daily relationships with and in the
-Candace R. Kuby, Associate Professor and Department Chair of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum, University of Missouri; coauthor of Go Be A Writer!