Poet Bio: Shirley Jones-Luke is a poet and writer of color, living in Boston, Mass. Shirley has an MA in English from UMass Boston and an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College. Her work has appeared in several journals and magazines, such as Anti-Heroin Chic, BlazeVOX and Longleaf Review. Shirley was a participant in 2018 at VONA, Tin House and Breadloaf summer workshops. She is a Graduate Fellow at The Watering Hole Poetry Retreat.
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