Clarissa Burton aka Queen Of The Pen™, International Investigative Journalist and Womanist Media Historian, writes poetry and short stories. She has published in the Charleston Post-Courier, the KC Star, Flourish Magazine, and the KC Small Business Monthly. She has several blogs and is the founder of The BWE Bloggersphere™, Princess Onyx™, and Queen of the Pen Books™ websites; is a contributing writer for Black Women Deserve Better, BlogHer, CNN iReport, and Yahoo. She has published three books: Travel – A Poetry Compilation; Elijah’s Great Race; The Black Family Tree™ -a workbook and facilitator’s manual, and Princess Onyx Precious Gems. Clarissa is Navy veteran serving from 1984 to 1990. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Ottawa Univ. as well as an M.A. in Business from Webster Univ. She’s the mother of 3 and grandmother.
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- Blogging since 2008
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