Author of poetry, fiction, nonfiction.  Instructor in UB, CS and OLLI programs on university campuses.  Producer of literary events, publisher, spoken word host, idea consultant.  

Created Living Treasures project - published writings of four poetic elders - 2005 by Meridien PressWorks™ .

Creator/host for three spoken word series 1994 - 2004: award-winning Celebration of the Word™ for ten years, Poetry at the Cosmo, and Word Dancing. Word Dancing was re-created 2007- 2009.

Facilitator for monthly writing group, Meridien Writers™, for 10 years.

Judge for literary competitions:
2008, 2012, 2014 - Arizona State Poetry Society contest;
2010, 2012, 2016 - Scenarios USA (plays);
2013 - Outside Rhymes - Muir Heritage Land Trust.

Poetry published in five ANTHOLOGIES:
Drumvoices Revue (10th anniversary), S. Ill. U. at Edwardsville (2004);
Windows & Skylights 3, Benicia Poets, Outskirts Press (2010);
Poets Eleven 2012, SF Public Library;
World of Change, New Way Media (2014);
Poets Eleven 2014, SF Public Library.

Author of Rise of Uyghur Ethnic Tensions in China, appears in CHINA'S NEW 21ST CENTURY REALITIES from Peter Lang Publishers (2015)

Stage, film, cultural reviews at, and
RedRoom archives -- see links page at

Upcoming performances: see and

MY OWN SILENCE 2014 Taurean Horn Books.
WORD DANCING 2013 Taurean Horn Books.
CAROUSEL (Essays) 2014 Regent Press.
TWO SEASONS 2014 Regent Press.
  • California
  • JoinedAugust 30, 2014

Stories by Dr. Jeanne Powell
KIDNAP by Worddoctor
KIDNAP Non-Fiction
fast-paced action thriller
Ali Paris Trio in Concert by Worddoctor
Ali Paris Trio in Concert Non-Fiction
Ali Paris Plays Music from Palestine and the World