Lawrence W. Jones. BA English, magna cum laude; MFA Creative Writing, Alumni Scholar, Graduate Teaching Fellow, CUNYarts Fellow; Advanced Certificate in Adolescent Education. Hunter College, CUNY. Larry began his teaching career at Hunter with English 300, “Introduction to Creative Writing,” was a Teaching Artist Intern with Community-Word Project at MS 279 in the Bronx, and was a Teaching Artist at LIU’s Center for Gifted Youth for several years, before joining Hofstra’s Saturday Classes for Young People and subsequently Hofstra Gifted Academy as a Continuing Education Lecturer. An Associate of the Academy of American Poets, his work has appeared in many literary journals and anthologies. His biography is published in Marquis Who’sWho in America.