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Shirley Jones-Luke

Shirley Jones-Luke is a poet and a writer. Ms Luke lives in the Dorchester section of Boston. Shirley is an English teacher for the Boston Public Schools. She teaches ELA and Humanities at the middle and high school levels. Ms. Luke is also a public speaker. Shirley has spoken at events such as NABA Awards Ceremony and other conferences. Ms. Luke has an MA in English from UMass Boston and an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College. Her poetry has been published in several journals and magazines, such as Adanna, Deluge, For the Sonorous, Longleaf Review and Willawaw. In 2019, Ms. Luke is also an essayist and freelance writer/consultant. Shirley has attended workshops at Open Mouth, Martha's Vineyard and Creative Writers Workshop in Paris.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, April 4

1:45pm EDT