Individual Author Record
Name: Julie Parson NesbittPen Name: Julie Parson-Nesbitt, Julie Nesbitt Genre: Poetry Born: 1957 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJulie was born in Chicago, Illinois and still resides there.
Biographical and Professional InformationJulie Parson Nesbitt is a poet. Her poetry has been published widely including in the anthologies Identity Lessons and Stories From Where We Live. She was co-editor of [http://www.amazon.com/Power-Lines-Decade-Chicagos-Complex/dp/1882688228/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1405971340&sr=1-1&keywords=parson+nesbitt Power Lines: A Decade of Poetry From Chicago's Guild Complex] with Michael Warr and Luis Rodriguez. She earned her Master of Fine Arts in Poetry, English, Creative Writing and Teaching at the University of Pittsburgh; Master's in Educational Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago; and her Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature. Currently, Nesbitt is an Educational Policy Graduate Student at the University of Illinois at Chicago where her focus is to help public schools support children who have experienced trauma or adverse childhood experiences to learn and succeed in school. She is also the consulting editor of West End Press.
- Clark St. Lullabye: Poems, Society for Mad Poets Press, 1985
- Finders: Poems by Julie Parson-Nesbitt, West End Press, 1996
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ISBN: 093112283X West End Press. 1996 This is a Chicago book of poems with a historybehind it. The author navigates the street-wiseworld of the personal, comes to terms with loveand interracial marriage, and offers a complexpolitical response to her Jewish heritage. Herwriting breathes a spirit of independence reminiscent of Emma Lazarus, Emma Goldman, andAdrienne Rich.
Clark St. Lullabye: Poems
ISBN: 0961525002 Society for Mad Poets Press. 1985 5 1/4"x8 3/8" softcover 39 page poetry book published in 1985 by Society For Mad Poets Press