Stories by David Chura

David Chura has worked with at-risk teenagers for forty years. His writing has appeared in the New York Times and multiple literary journals and anthologies, and he is a frequent lecturer and adviser on incarcerated youth. He is also the author of the book, I Don't Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine: Tales of Kids in Adult Lockup, published by Beacon Press. subscribe to David Chura's feed

Posted on: May 11, 2012, Source: Beacon Broadside

According to current rubrics, David Chura and his former students were educational "failures." But after 40 years working with kids, Chura isn't buying that notion.