Kent, Richard (1953 - )
Genre: General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction - Scholarly, Young Adult
Richard Kent is an associate professor in the Education Department of the University of Maine (Orono). He received his B.S. from the University of Southern Maine, M.A. from the University of Maine and from Middlebury College and Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University. He is the director of the Maine Writing Project, an organization dedicated to improving writing skills at all education levels in Maine. Kent has written several books, including A Guide to Creating Student-Staffed Writing Centers, Grades 6-12, the 2006 National Book of the Year for the International Writing Centers Association, an assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English. He lives in Rumford, ME.
- Entering Weld (1981)
- Play On! (1985)
- The Mosquito Test (1994)
- A Guide to Creating Student-Staffed Writing Centers, Grades 6-12 (2006)