Jennifer D. King

Jennifer King was born in Florida, raised in New Jersey and moved to Oakland some 42 years ago. Jennifer is a graduate of Mills College, where she earned a Bachelors and a Master’s degree in English. Jennifer is a professor of English with the Peralta Community Colleges teaches Public Speaking at the Allen Temple Leadership Institute in Oakland. Jennifer has edited nine anthologies of creative writing, and published two books of poetry and short stories. Her essays and creative writings have appeared in a number of publications both locally and nationally.