Even the Milky Way is Undocumented

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5.5 X 8.5 X 0.24 inches | 0.31 pounds

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About the Author
Amy Shimshon-Santo is a writer and educator who believes that creativity is a powerful tool for personal and social transformation. Her work connects the arts, education, and urbanism. Amy is the author of Even the Milky Way is Undocumented (Unsoliticed Press), and Endless Bowls of Sky (Placeholder Press), and numerous peer-reviewed essays (GeoHumanities; Education, Citizenship, and Social Justice; and PUBLIC, among others). She has amplified community voices as the editor of Arts = Education (UC Press) and co-editor of Et Al. (Illinois Open Publishing Network). Amy began her creative career in dance performing throughout Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the U.S. at venues including the Kennedy Center for the Arts. She went on to co-found the Brasil Brasil Cultural Center, lead the ArtsBridge Program at UCLA, and direct the Arts Management Program at Claremont Graduate University. Her teaching career has spanned research universities, community centers, K-12 schools, arts organizations, and spaces of incarceration. Amy founded CREO Changemakers to help generate a just society, amplify community knowledge, and catalyze great ideas into action. She earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in urban planning (UCLA), an M.F.A. in creative writing (Antioch University), and a B.A. in Latin American Studies (UC Santa Cruz). Along the way, she raised two phenomenal children into adulthood, and mentored myriad artists and cultural activists.