- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
- January 2011
S.Marie Clay is a PhD student at Western Michigan University where she teaches advanced creative writing courses and serves as the editor in chief of Third Coast Literary Magazine. She was awarded the 2016 Herb Scott Award for excellence in poetry, and is a 6 time pushcart prize nominee. Her work has been featured in The Adroit Journal, The Journal, The Pedestal, Puerto Del Sol, Tupelo Quarterly, Juked, Eleven Eleven, Drunken Boat, Columbia Poetry Review, The Best of Kore Press and others.
Throughout my education, I have been an active volunteer, locally teaching at prison rehabilitation centers and medical care facilities in addition to teaching at Beadle Lake Elementary School, Columbia, Chicago, and Western Michigan University.
Work as a volunteer, teaching poetry to patients with alzheimers and dementia.
Teaching creative writing to undergraduate students.
Curated a poetry and hybrid text exhibition for artists in a museum space. Photos of the exhibition found here: http://students.colum.edu/deps/the-arcade/exhibitions/word-6/index.php
Taught English, Composition and Creative Writing to undergraduate students.
Used poetry to aid in the process of rehabilitation for female prisoners.
Since my daughter Haley started working with S.Marie, she hasn't stopped writing! She packs so much into half an hour and gives Haley lots of ideas for writing to do at home as well as books to inspire her.