James Penha's Pages
At universities and in secondary schools, in the United States and in Asia, in administration and in the classroom, James Penha has had a forty-five year career as an educator whose enthusiasm for learning and language inspires students and colleagues. His papers on teaching have been widely presented. A native New Yorker, Penha has published hundreds of poems, stories, and articles throughout these same four decades, and presently he also edits The New Verse News, a website for current-events poetry.
The Privilege of the Open Road
• Written and read by James Penha.
• Originally published in Philosophy, Travel, and Place: Being in Transit (2018).