Troy Hicks, an associate professor of English at Central Michigan University. It explores the variety of issues related to teaching writing with new media for K-16 teachers and teacher educators. For more on this, see my longer explanation below, originally posted on my first blog in the summer of 2005. Currently, he serves as the Director of the Chippewa River Writing Project, a site of the National Writing Project at CMU. He teaches pre-service writing methods classes and facilitate professional development on the teaching of writing, writing across the curriculum, and writing with technology. In my research, he collaborates with K-16 teachers and explores how they implement newer literacies in their classrooms and he recently published The Digital Writing Workshop (Heinemann, 2009) and Because Digital Writing Matters (Jossey-Bass, 2010).