Richard Wertime, Professor Emeritus of English at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania, is an award-winning teacher and writer, author of “Citadel on the Mountain: A Memoir of Father and Son” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), recipient of the 2001 James A. Michener Memorial Prize. His fiction, literary criticism, and cultural commentary have appeared in such journals as the Yale Review, the Hudson Review, the Georgia Review, Southwest Review, Ploughshares, and PMLA. His most recent publication consists of the short story, “Soccer,” which appeared in the recent April issue of the Woven Tale Press, Vol IX No. 3.
Follow Their Stories: Get Notified
by Richard Wertime | Jun 28, 2021
Back in school for the spring, the holidays behind us, my classmates and I met with unwelcome news: Miss Carpenter,…