Tag - Colson Whitehead

NEHS Scholarship Prompts

Prompts for the NEHS Scholarship essays based on the 2022 Common Reader, The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri, will be posted November 1, 2021...

Common Reader Recommendations

The Advisory Council continues to seek recommendations for the Common Reader for next year; the text selected becomes the basis for the NEHS scholarship...

Scholarship Window Now Open

As of December 1, applications for NEHS Scholarships based on the 2021 Common Reader, The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead, are being accepted. Prompts for the...

NEHS Focuses on Writing

Ernest Hemingway stated, “There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it’s like drilling rock and then...

Black Lives (and Stories) Matter

Diane Steinberg, President of Sigma Tau Delta, the sponsoring partner of NEHS, has issued this statement on racism on behalf of the the full organization...

2021 Common Reader Selected

After considering a long list of books recommended by many NEHS Advisors, the Advisory Council has selected The Nickel Boys, award-winning novel by Colson...

Black History Month

As mentioned in the January 15 NEHSXpress, the African American Read-In, promoted by National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), has become an integral...