Publications

NON-FICTION

‘How do Writers Write.’ The Routledge Handbook of Materials Development for Language Teaching. Routledge. Forthcoming.

‘Reflections on Quarantine.’ Desert Exposure, August 2020.

‘Black and Blue: The Uses of Anger.’ The Bored Friday Project. July 2020.

Six Short Pieces for Jimmy Santiago Baca: A Review of Baca’s Laughing in the Light. pmpress.org, June 2020

Brazil Burning. pmpress.org, May 2020.

Review of How to Pronounce Knife by Souvankham Thammavongsa, New York Journal of Books. April 2020.

Review of The Collector of Leftover Souls: Field Notes on Brazil’s Everyday Insurrections by Eliane Brum. New York Journal of Books, January 2020.

‘Critical thinking and problem solving in the ELT classroom’ in 21st Century Skills for the ELT Classroom: A Guide for Teachers. Garnet Education, 2019.

Review of Abbott. New York Journal of Books, Nov 2018.

The Other 9/11: Chile in the Time of Pinochet. pmpress.org, 2018.

Review of The Instinct for Cooperation: A Graphic Novel Conversation with Noam Chomsky and Jeffrey Wilson. pmpress.org, 2018.

Review of ‘Human Flow: A Film’ by Ai WeiWei. pmpress.org, 2018.

‘English Language Teaching and Social Justice: Opportunities in a Time of Chaos.’ IATEFL 2017 Conference Selections, 2018.

Speakout Intermediate Plus Students’ Book, with Antonia Clare. Pearson Education 2017.

Review of We are the People: Stories from the Community Rights Movement in the United States, by Anneke Campbell and Thomas Linzey. pmpress.org, 2017.

Review of The End of Imagination by Arundhati Roy. pmpress.org, 2017.

Review of Rad Women Worldwide by Kate Schatz, illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl. pmpress.org, 2017.

“I don’t give refunds.” Eye-popping interviews with writers: PEN America Journal 2017. pmpress.org 2017.

Hatred and Pity: James Baldwin in “I Am Not Your Negro.”  pmpress.org, 2017.

Review of In the Wake: On Blackness and Being by Christina Sharpe. pmpress.org, 2017.

An Interview with JJ Amaworo Wilson. ELTA Serbia Newsletter Jan-Feb, 2017.

‘Teaching is always political.’ ELT Gazette, 2017.

‘Micro Listening Skills’ in TESOL Encyclopedia of English language Teaching, ed. Reynanda. Liontas, 2017.

‘Macro Listening Skills’ in TESOL Encyclopedia of English language Teaching, ed. Reynanda. Liontas, 2017.

Review of The Football Factory by John King. pmpress.org, 2016.

The Other Damnificados: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond. pmpress.org, 2016.

Poet Mohammed al Ajami Released from Qatar Prison. pmpress.org, 2016.

Review of Frantz Fanon: The Militant Philosopher of Third Word Revolution by Leo Zeilig. pmpress.org, 2016.

‘Creativity and Language’ in Creativity in English Language Teaching, ed.s Xerri & Vassallo. ELT Council, 2016.

JJ Amaworo Wilson recommends Five Favorite Books from Latin America. Bookwitty, 2016.

JJ Amaworo Wilson Brings Magical Realism to Caracas’ Tower of David. Electric Literature, 2016.

Speakout, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced Students’ Book 2nd edition, with Antonia Clare. Pearson, 2015.

Many Thousand Gone: New Orleans Ten Years On. pmpress.org, 2015.

Shakespeare in the Age of the Tyrant. pmpress.org, 2015.

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o: “The Scars of History Are on Every Writer.” pmpress.org, 2015.

Active Listening co-authored with Michael Rost. Routledge, 2013.

Total English New Edition, Intermediate, Advanced Students’ Books and Workbooks co-authored with Rachel Roberts and Antonia Clare. Pearson Education, 2013.

Speakout, Advanced Students’ Book and Workbook, with Antonia Clare. Pearson Education, 2012.

Interview for Spotlight magazine. Verlag, 2011.

Speakout, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Students’ Books and Workbooks, with Antonia Clare. Pearson Education 2011.

‘Myths, Mysteries and Mottoes,’ English Teaching Professional. November 2010.

‘Augusto Boal: Theatre of the Oppressed and ELT,’ Modern English Teacher. April 2010.

‘Strategies for Teaching and Learning Vocabulary.’ ESL Magazine, May/June, 2009.

‘Learning to Learn.’ Pearson Education, 2008.

‘Word Walls and Temples.’ Pearson Education, 2008.

Postcards 2nd edition Levels 1, 2, 3, 4 and Teachers’ Book. (Series Editor.) Pearson Education, 2008.

How to Teach Listening. Pearson Education, 2008.

Review of Connecting Speaking and Listening. TESOL Quarterly, 2008.

Living English, with Antonia Clare. Pearson Education, 2006.

Total English, Intermediate, Advanced Students’ Books and Workbooks, with Antonia Clare. Pearson Education, 2005.

‘Letting go.’ English Teaching Professional, 2004.

Worldview, Level 4, with Antonia Clare. Pearson Education, 2002.

Language to Go. Upper Intermediate, with Antonia Clare. Pearson Education, 2002.

 

FICTION & POETRY

‘The Guitar.’ Hands-Up Publications. Forthcoming.

‘Nazaré.’ A Public Space. Fall 2020.

‘Six Epitaphs for the Jazz Man.’ The Bored Friday Project. July 2020.

‘When the rains came,’ Raise Up! TaylorMade, 2019.

Damnificados: a novel. PM Press, 2016.

‘The Tower.’ Literal Magazine, 2016.

‘Extract from Damnificados.’ The Turnaround blog, 2016.

‘Police Report Following the Death of a Black Man.’ Justice Journal, CUNY, 2015.

‘A Long Shot.’ African American Review. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.

‘Trash Wars.’ Mission at Tenth, 2014.

‘Stones.’ The Frogmore Papers. Frogmore Press, 2004.

‘Bring on the Martians, Kid.’ www.pulp.net 2003.

Extract from The Mango Club. main street journal, 2000.

‘Three Kings on a Rough Estate.’ territories. Jack Black Publications, 2000.

‘What I Found Amongst the Ruins.’ IC3: The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain. Penguin, 2000.

‘Johnny Can Sleep Easy Now.’ Afrobeat. Pulp Faction, 1999.

‘Cat.’ The Frogmore Papers. Frogmore Press, 1998.

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Erik Dostal says:

    Hi JJ.

    My name is Erik. I am the founder of CA Institute of Languages in Brno, Czech Republic. We are an Eaquals accredited institute and rank among the top 130 language schools in the world. We will be hosting (together with Eaquals) the International Language Symposium in Brno, Czech Republic from June 1-3, 2017. It will also mark our 20th anniversary.

    It will be the biggest of its kind in central Europe and it would be an honor to have you.

    Already on the list of Plenary speakers:
    Stephen Krashen
    Linda Li
    Jeremy Harmer
    Hugh Dellar
    Philip Kerr
    Penny Ur
    Frank Heyworth
    Thom Kiddle
    and many more

    If you are interested in joining the party, please let me know. We are collecting papers now.

    Send us your short bio, pic and plenary topic(s). We will host the first 1000 people.

    We are working on the website and mobile apps and as soon as they are published, I will let you know.

    ****Some ideas: Your Plenaries, open discussion with questions from audience, maybe a debate on a “hot” topic (open for ideas) similar to IATEFL’s “Teacher Training is a Waste of Time”, .. etc

    I am looking forward to hearing back from you.

    Erik Dostal
    http://www.ca-institute.com
    erik@ca-institute.com

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  2. Lynda Taylor says:

    Greetings JJ from your erstwhile Machabeng colleagues Lynda and Graham (AKA http://www.pottedhistory.co.uk)

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    1. JJ Wilson says:

      Wow! First, Alison, now you two! So happy to hear from you. I hope you’re both well.

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