Pre-Texts is a teacher-training program and a flexible approach to teaching that develops avid and creative readers by using challenging texts as a
prompt for making art.


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“For me, literature is a form of play. But I’ve always added that there are two forms of play: football, for example, which is basically a game, and then games that are very profound and serious... Literature is like that—it’s a game, but it’s a game one can put one’s life into. One can do everything for that game.” – Julio Cortázar