Dr. Amy Shimshon-Santo is a writer and educator who believes the arts and culture are powerful tools for personal and social transformation. Her interdisciplinary work connects the arts, education, and urban planning.

She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize in creative non-fiction (2017), Best of the Net in poetry (2018), and has been recognized on the National Honor Roll for Service Learning. Her prose and poetry have been published by SAGE Publications, UC Press, SUNY Press, Public!: A Journal of Imagining America, Teaching Artist Journal, Tiferet Journal, Critical Planning Journal, Entropy, Lady Liberty Lit, Zócalo Public Square, and Yes Poetry, among others. 

Connect via Linked In, Twitter @amyshimshon, or IG @shimshona

Download Curriculum Vitae ShimshonSanto_CV_2019

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