Lois Stavsky

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Industry Education
Occupation Educator/Writer/Curator
Location NYC, NY, United States
Introduction Educator, writer and curator. Poetry Teacher of the Year, 1988, awarded by Poets House and NYC Board of Education. I co-authored three books back in the 90's -- two of which were cited as best Books for the Teen Age by the New York Public Library. (The Place I Call Home: Voices and Faces of Homeless Teens and Jerusalem Mosaic: Young Voices from the Holy City.) Both books have also been cited by the Library of Congress for their "strong and honest voice of the young adult." I also authored A to Z : The Book of Rap & Hip Hop Slang -- with entries that have since been cited by dozens of dictionaries.
Interests Education, Creative Writing, Poetry, Journalism, Oral History, Art, Street Art, http://www.flickr.com/photos/loisstavsky