Johnnie Clemens May (email@example.com) has an M.A. in creative writing from Indiana University and an M.F.A. in poetry. She has been advisor of the school poetry club and an advisor and poetry judge of The Traveler. Along with having published her own poetry, she has hosted poetry readings at a local coffeehouse, has delivered lectures on poetry to organizations in the community, and has been a student of nationally recognized poets. Several of her students have won awards in poetry and the personal essay.