Essays on Education:
“Teaching Peace,” (May 9th, 2018)
This essay examines the exploration of peace in our personal lives and how this translate to individual and group learning.
“A Great Law of Peace,” (May 1st, 2018)
This essay is an examination of work I am doing to try and co-create, with my students, a peace treaty for our classroom. I have been studying the “Great Law of Peace” of the Haudenosaunee with them and that work inspired this effort. http://childreach.on.ca/blog/a-great-law-of-peace/
“The pursuit of happiness” (April 19th, 2018)
Discusses how happiness in children and adults arises with a “freedom to act” within well-defined boundaries.
“To Ask a Question is to Build a Relationship” (March 28th, 2018)
Examines how asking children questions can build personal and pedagogical relationships between parents and their children and students and teachers. http://childreach.on.ca/blog/to-ask-a-question-is-to-build-a-relationship/
“Role Play: A Way for Children to Stay Curious” (March 19th, 2018)
Examines how giving young children and young adults the opportunity to think about complex topics can be accomplished through role play and earning allowances at home. http://childreach.on.ca/blog/role-play-a-way-for-children-to-stay-curious/
“Young adults and creating the social contract” (December, 2017)
The article examines how providing students with the opportunity to write their own social contract can build upon their personal interest in fairness, leading to a curiosity about philosophy, politics, and citizenship.
“Embracing Uncertainty: Project-based learning and vocation” (July, 2017)
I authored an article on the relationship between a project-driven curriculum and the development of self-reliance in students. http://infinityschool.ca/education-concepts/embracing-uncertainty-project-based-learning-vocation/
“Democracy in the classroom” (June, 2017)
This essay is a discussion of how self-government works in a classroom setting and why it is valuable for teaching motivation, personal and social responsibility, as well as both leadership skills and citizenship. http://infinityschool.ca/education-concepts/democracy-classroom-infinity-school/
“An Amazing Things Happens When You Ask A Child: What’s Your Passion?” (June, 2017)
The essay examines the role of passion as a force for inner-direction and how becoming passionate about a topic can help reduce longstanding fears surrounding an academic subject. http://infinityschool.ca/education-concepts/amazing-thing-happens-ask-children-passion/
“Coretta Scott King’s Work Worth of Celebration,” London Free Press (April 4th, 2018) http://lfpress.com/opinion/columnists/opinion-coretta-scott-kings-work-also-worthy-of-celebration
“There is more consensus than you think,” London Free Press (Nov. 11, 2016) http://www.lfpress.com/2016/11/11/theres-more-consensus-than-youd-think-in-us
“Copenhagen is PM’s big chance,” London Free Press (Dec. 13, 2009) co-authored with Ryan O’Connor
John Bracken, Dictionary of Canadian Historical Biography, Vol. XIX (June 2016)
I wrote (with Robert A. Wardhaugh) the CHB biographical entry on former Manitoba Premier and Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, John Bracken. http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/bracken_john_19E.html
“History in Your Neighborhood,” Nelson Canada Ltd. (2014)
I have a series of 9 short essays which appear in the online version of the Canadian university-level history textbook Origins: Canadian History to Confederation for Nelson Education Ltd.
“Where Historians Disagree” historiographical essays, Origins and Destinies 7th edition, (Toronto: Nelson Education Ltd, 2011, 2012)
I contributed six historiographical essays to the seventh edition of the Canadian history textbooks Origins and Destinies.
Chapter Review Quizzes, Origins and Destinies 7th edition, (Toronto: Nelson Education Ltd, 2011, 2012)
I wrote forty chapter review quizzes for the two-volume Origins and Destinies 7th edition Canadian history textbook for Nelson Education Ltd.
Front Porch Review (October 2013)
I have a photograph featured in the October edition of the Front Porch Review. You can view it here: http://frontporchrvw.com/issue/october-2013/article/water-plants
The Blue Hour Magazine, thebluehourmagazine.com
Two of my photographs were published April 8th, 2013. You can find them here: http://thebluehourmagazine.com/2013/04/08/2-photos-by-jeremy-nathan-marks/
Selected Poetry (Anthologies):
The Blue Nib Anthology No. 1 (March, 2018)
I was selected by the editors of The Blue Nib for their “Best of 2017” anthology.
The Blue Hour Anthology No. 4 (Spring, 2018)
My poems “Walk on by,” “Baptismal” and “Given name” will appear in Anthology 4.
The Wild Word Anthology (December, 2017)
Features my poem “Socialism’s coming,” which was originally published by The Wild Word in August 2017.
Dove Tales “Nature” Literary Anthology (May, 2015)
Anthology featured my poems “Burns at every step,” Myrrh” and “Turtles.”
Proost Poetry Anthology, “Learning to Love” (August, 2014)
The U.K. Anthology features my poems “Used to believe” and “I am fired.”
The Blue Hour Anthology (March, 2013)
My poetry is featured in The Blue Hour Anthologies Vol. 1, 2 & 3. http://thebluehourmagazine.com
Selected Poetry (Magazines):
The Wild Word (Summer, 2018)
Will feature my poems “Springtime in Washington” and “Give a poor man a fish.”
Landlocked Lyres, No. 1 (Summer, 2018)
Will feature my poems “City on the hill,” “Mr. and Mrs. Bridge,” “Walk on by,” and “Warren Avenue.”
OTV Magazine (May & June, 2018)
Three of my poems, “Mistake(s) by the lake,” “Sevens,” and “Little Boy Blue(s)” are being featured seriatim in May and June.
Unlikely Stories (July 1st, 2018)
Will feature my poems “Dowry,” “Noble savage,” and “Blow it out your blowhole.”
Spectrum Review (April, 2018)
Will feature my poem “A new birth of freedom.”
Mojave River Review (Forthcoming, Spring 2018)
Will feature my poem “Fish fry.”
Alien Pub (Forthcoming, Spring 2018)
My poem “Runcibles” will be featured.
The Wire’s Dream No. 4 (Forthcoming, Spring 2018)
My poems “Jeremiah’s Jeremiad,” “Tribunes” and “American promises” are to be featured in The Wire’s Dream No. 4.
The Blue Nib, No. 24 (March 5th, 2018)
My poems “The Senator out on Woodward,” “Needed repose,” “Kaddish” and “Charlottesville” appear in No. 24, for which I was the featured poet.
Rat’s Ass Review (Summer, 2018)
My poem “Endings” appears on the website and in the print and ebook forms of the Summer 2018 edition.
The Wire’s Dream No. 3 (January, 2018)
My poems “North Providence Deli,” “Scenes from my father’s Rhode Island” and “Ladies Auxiliary” are featured in The Black Lion. “North Providence Deli” has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize in Poetry.
Chiron Review, No. 119 (January, 2018)
“Ooh Rah” is featured in The Gods Hate Kansas edition of Chiron Review.
The Blue Nib, No. 16 (November 12th, 2017))
My poems “Two hats,” “Autonomic” and “My father takes a vacation” appears in the next edition of The Blue Nib.
The Blue Nib, No. 13 (October 3rd, 2017):
“Message from Bongo Brown” is featured in the October 3rd edition of The Blue Nib.
I-70 Review (November, 2017)
“Fruit Seller Woman” is featured in the 2017 edition of I-70 Review.
The Wild Word (August 2017)
“Socialism’s Coming” appears in No. 18, the All For One issue.
Ariel Chart (August 2017)
“Shrewsbury Street” appears in the August 2017 edition.
vox poëtica (July 2017)
“I’m looking for a girl” was published.
vox poëtica (June 2017)
“Fishes and loaves” appeared in June.
Word Fountain (May 2017)
“Fold’s Point” appears in Word Fountain No. 3.
Muddy River Poetry Review (May 2017)
“Fordism” and “Carl Sandburg showed me” appear in the Spring Edition of Muddy River Poetry Review.
vox poëtica (January 2017)
“Guns” appeared in the January 27th edition of Vox Poetic.
Morel Magazine (January 2017)
“Torrent” and “Don’t Walk” appeared in Morel online.
Rizal Journal, No. 1 (December 2016)
My poems “Mbira,” “Ruinenwert” and “I love cities” appear in the first edition of Rizal Journal.
Word Fountain, No. 1 (June 2016)
My poem “The neighborhood is still alive” appears in Word Fountain‘s inaugural edition.
The Hopper, No. 2 (May 2016)
My poem “Newport” appears in Greenzine Issue No. 2 .
Nomadic Press, (April 2016)
My poems “O’Keefe,” “Curly Haired Kid” and “Winter Walnut” are featured in Issue 13 entitled Sate.
Eunoia Review (January 2016)
My poem “Diego” appeared in the Eunoia Review.
EgoPhobia, Issues 43 & 44 (June & October, 2015)
My poems “Hotel Dum,” “Olympiastadion,” “J. Strauss’ Waltz,” “Vitamin Sales” and “Oświęcim” appeared in back-to-back issues of this Romanian journal.
Eunoia Review (July 2015)
“I Heard the Football Game” appeared in July.
Green Writers Press, Greenzine No. 1 (April 2015)
Magazine featured my poems “Industrious Fingers” and “As It Melts.”
The Blue Hour Magazine (January 2015)
My poems “Calories of Burden,” “Hooper’s Master,” “This is my experience” appeared on January 14th, 2015.
Up the Staircase Quarterly, No. 26 (August 2014)
Featured my poem “Clementines from Morocco.”
Blueprint Magazine, Wilfrid Laurier University (March 2014)
My poem “Osprey and Cod” appears in Blueprint Magazine Vol. 13, Issue 7, The Wildlife Issue.
Electric Windmill Press, No. 9 (Spring 2014)
My poem “Stopping for Coffee” appeared in Issue No. 9.
Poetry Pacific (February 2014)
My poem: “Angels” appears in the Winter edition of Poetry Pacific.
Futures Trading Lit (January 2014)
My poem “Sabbath” appears in the January 2014 edition of Futures Trading Lit.
The Second Hump Volume IV (October 2013)
My poem “Charon’s Obal” was selected to appear in The Second Hump Volume IV anthology.
The Blue Hour Magazine, thebluehourmagazine.com (October 2013)
My poem “Stream’s Maraud” appeared at The Blue Hour Magazine on October 13th, 2013.
The Camel Saloon, http://thecamelsaloon.blogspot.ca (September 2013)
My poem “Charon’s Obal” appeared at The Camel Saloon on September 22nd, 2013.
The Blue Hour Magazine, thebluehourmagazine.com (July 2013)
My poem “Sleep” appeared at The Blue Hour Magazine on July 9th, 2013.
Wilderness House Literary Review (July 2013)
Three of my poems –“Iris,” “Among Birds in the Water” and “Leaves A Lament”- appear in the Summer edition of the Wilderness House Literary Review which was published July 1st, 2013.
Northern Cardinal Review (June 2013)
Featured my poem “you are a snake.”
The Second Hump Volume III (May 2013)
My poem “Stalking Horses” was selected to appear in The Second Hump Volume III anthology.
vox poëtica (April 2013)
My poem, “The Way of Bear” was featured as the poem of the day in “Words to linger on” at Vox Poetica, April 4th, 2013.
Lake: A Journal of Arts and Environment, University of British Columbia at Okanagan (April 2013)
Two of my poems are included in Issue #8: “The Ocean Has White Hands” and “Serotiny.”
The Blue Hour Magazine, thebluehourmagazine.com (Winter/Spring 2013)
Four poems of mine are featured at The Blue Hour: “September 2001, Worcester, Massachusetts” (12/8/2012); “We Meet After Dark” (1/10/2013); “A Memory Forms” (2/7/2013); “Trillium” (5/21/2013) . “A Memory Forms” appears in printed form in Issue # 1 (March 2013).
The Camel Saloon, http://thecamelsaloon.blogspot.ca
Four of my poems appeared at The Camel Saloon: “Towhead” (1/24/2013); “Grey September” (1/27/2013); “A Day Later” (2/21/2013); “Stalking Horses” (4/28/2013).