Oct 29, 2019
In Tiny Climate Challenge Episode 10 our Guest Challenger, poet and artist Christina Burress talks about how she uses found objects (tiny plastic trash that she picks up off our beaches) to create artwork while raising awareness of the threats of plastic ocean pollution. She also shares a reading of her powerful poem, “In the Crease”.
Christina Burress is passionate about teaching her students to notice the world around them for inspiration and healing. Currently, she is Chair of the English Department at the Grauer School in Encinitas, California where she teaches 10th and 12th-grade Literature and Creative Writing. Since 2010, she has taught the course, Language of Poetry to K-12 educators getting their Master’s in Arts in the Curriculum from the School of Education at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Since 2009, she has taught poetry classes for UCSD Extension. You can find some of her poetry published in the San Diego Poetry Annual.
Christina Burress on Instagram: @christinamisenburress