Chris Margolin

Syntax and the Semantics of Sex

“Confessions of an Educator” columnist Chris Margolin learned the hard way why it's best to get permission before teaching poetry … or anything that might be considered “racy.”    Each year, my students recite a poem from an author of their choosing. I give them the thumbs-up on the poet they choose and then I leave it up to them to read ... Read the full article
Chris Margolin

Chris Margolin spent more than a decade in Education as a high school English teacher, and is now an Instructional Coach for the Longview School District. He is the founder of The Poetry Question, an online journal which focuses on reviews of small press poetry publications, and runs a regular series called "The Power of Poetry," where notable poets share their personal stories of how poetry has affected their lives. Margolin resides in Vancouver, Washington with his wife, and daughter. 

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