Ralph Fletcher

Growing Writers Into Readers


Ralph Fletcher is a mentor to writing teachers and young writers everywhere. He frequently works with young writers in schools, and speaks at education conferences all over the world, helping teachers find wiser ways of teaching writing. Ralph is the author of many bestselling teacher professional books including The Writing Teacher’s Companion: Cultivating Voice, Choice, Purpose and Play (Scholastic); Joy Write: Embracing High-Impact, Low-Stakes Writing; and Focus Lessons: How Photography Enhances the Teaching of Writing (Heinemann). Students know Ralph as the award-winning author of Fig Pudding, Flying Solo, Twilight Comes Twice, The Writer’s Notebook, Marshfield Dreams: When I Was a Kid, Also Known As Rowan Pohi, and Guy-Write: What Every Guy Writer Needs to Know.