Lecturers at the Jefferson Educational Society

Marisa  Moks-Unger

Marisa Moks-Unger, M.A. is an entrepreneur, educator, author, and poet. She founded the Internet start-up: We Write It Right, which provides personal and professional growth to companies and individuals through writing. Her 30 years of experience includes work with Department of Defense contractors, financial software companies, and commercial and trade publications. As the current Poet Laureate of Erie County, Pennsylvania, Moks- Unger facilitates the Picture This: Residents Respond by Writing project. The author of the chapbook, Mud and Stars, Moks-Unger performs her work regularly in New York, Cleveland, and Detroit. She holds English degrees from Gannon University (M.A.) and the University of Central Florida (B.A.). She resides in Erie with her husband, Tom Unger.