Individual Author Record
Name: Julie Parson NesbittPen Name: Julie Parson-Nesbitt, Julie Nesbitt Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:YA 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