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About Mary Langer Thompson

After more than thirty years in education, Dr. Langer Thompson started an Encore Career as a full time writer. She writes about education and writes book reviews for Middleweb and San Diego Book Review. She was the 2012 Senior Poet Laureate of California and her first collection, Poems in Water, was published by Green Fuse Poetic Arts of Loveland, Colorado. Her first children's book How the Blue-Tongued Skink got his Blue Tongue was a finalist in the Indie Excellence Book Awards and is also available in Spanish. Mary Langer Thompson teaches poetry and writing workshops in schools, in her community, and in prisons.


Present Retired, UCLA ‐ Graduate School of Education and Information Studies


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