Program Coordinator, Summer Program, Center for Talent Development
BiographyCassie Sparkman came to the Summer Program after working as the Director for the Hands on Stanzas program at the Poetry Center of Chicago, and more than 10 years as a teaching artist in classrooms in Seattle and Chicago. After having the privilege of creating and teaching a course for the Spectrum Program in Summer 2009, Sparkman knew she wanted to pursue a full-time position serving the gifted and talented community. Sparkman has an MFA in poetry from the University of Washington, has been published in literary journals including Cimarron Review, 32 Poems, American Poetry Journal, The Laurel Review, Story South and Pebble Lake Review. Her poems have also appeared on the Verse Daily website. Her work has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, and she is currently working on her first full manuscript. In her free time, Sparkman loves spending time with her sons, her husband and her loveable black lab.
|BA, Poetry||University of Washington|
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