J.C. Elkin is an optimist, linguist, singer, and founder of the Broadneck Writers’ Workshop. Her chapbook World Class: Poems Inspired by the ESL Classroom (Apprentice House, 2014) is based on her experiences teaching English to Adults from around the world. Other poetry and prose appear domestically and abroad in such journals as Kansas City Voices, Kestrel, Angle, and Steam Ticket.