Gail Mitchell has her MFA in Poetry from Drew University and her Master’s in T.E.S.O.L. (Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages) from West Chester University. Her two published books of poetry are Learning English the Cultural Way and Makers & Keepers.
Gail is a master quilter, poet, and a retired New Jersey public school Teacher. She and her husband live in central New Jersey.
This program is part of Lift Every Voice: Why African American Poetry Matters, a national public humanities initiative of Library of America presented in partnership with The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture with generous support from The National Endowment for the Humanities, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Emerson Collective.