“What are you doing? /Nothing. Nothing not boy /enough, Mr. Solo. (You knew it /before you knew it, /Jimmy Jenny.)”
About Julie Batten
Julie Batten is the founder of the Glass House Shelter Project, a grassroots organization that brings college reading & writing courses into homeless shelters. She teaches writing courses at both Salem State University and the University of Massachusetts Boston, as well as special interest courses on narrative medicine and one called “Homelessness and the Recurring Cycle of Shame.” She earned her MFA in creative writing at Bennington College.