Jackie Shaffer, an administrator of a worldwide poetry site as well as a moderator of a prestigious poetry group. She is a creative storyteller, having journeyed through several adversities. She encourages others’ emotional healing by sharing her works with aspiring poets, challenging them to explore feelings and experiences in written form. As to date, she has been published in an Anthology book which contributes its proceeds to a world wide charity for children, as well as several collaborations and a poetic magazine. Family is the most important thing in her life. She enjoys spending time with friends and her love of baking. She continues to grow poetically by exploring different topics as her subject matter.