Roy Peter Clark

Roy Peter Clark has taught writing at the Poynter Institute, a school for journalists in St. Petersburg, Florida, for more than 30 years. He now serves Poynter as vice-president and senior scholar. Among his books on writing and language are four recent volumes, all published by Little, Brown: Writing Tools, The Glamour of Grammar, Help! for Writers, and How to Write Short. He is considered one of the most influential writing teachers in American journalism, writing about craft and narrative as well as standards and practices. Find him @RoyPeterClark or on the Poynter Institute website