Alki Elementary School, Leschi Elementary School
Jeanine Walker is a poet who holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Houston. A 2018 GAP Award recipient, Jeanine has poems published in Chattahoochee Review, Prairie Schooner, Third Coast, and other journals. In addition to teaching with Writers in the Schools, Jeanine works as a writing coach for adults and leads a drop-in monthly writing circle at the West Seattle Branch of The Seattle Public Library through Seattle Writes. Jeanine is the co-producer and host of Mixed Bag, a variety show with a literary bent, held quarterly at Hugo House. Jeanine also plays trumpet, writes, and sings for Seattle Country band The Drop Shadows.