Personal Essay

Personal Essay

About the personal essay:

A bit of rambling about what it the essay, anyway?

What is a personal essay?

This really isn't about the personal essay -- or is it? The Hermit Crab Essay

How to Write the Reader-Friendly Essay from Writer's Digest

Why I Teach the Personal Essay

Check out the introduction to Phillip Lapote's The Art of the Personal Essay

In, Mridu Khullar writes an essay on how to write the personal essay.

Possible mentors:

Mommy, I'm just not that kind of girl

Ordinary Shoes

Personal essays on teaching: Jayne Barnard, Paul Marcus, Julia Perry,

Writing: Some Thoughts on Process

Great Literature: It Teaches for us

My attention divided

Bailey White Remembering the Day

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