"Teaching English in Rural Communities: Toward a Critical Rural English Pedagogy" by Robert Petrone and Allison Wynhoff Olsen provides insights and practical strategies for teachers working in rural areas, where they often face unique challenges such as limited resources and cultural differences. This book provides a lens of criticality through the critiques and celebrations of rural living. This article opens with reviews of Critical Rural English Pedagogy and the chapters in the book. After the review, there are highlights of the exclusive interview with Petrone and Wynhoff Olsen as they relate their personal experiences and reflections on teaching in rural areas and stretch their pedagogy across education disciplines. Through the book review and author interview, this article sheds light on the importance of supporting and empowering educators in rural communities and highlights the key role of Critical Rural English Pedagogy in education.
"Viewing Rural, Rurality, and Ruralities as Social Constructs: An Author Interview and Book Review of Teaching English in Rural Communities,"
The Montana English Journal: Vol. 44, Article 7.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umt.edu/mej/vol44/iss2023/7