Sunshine O’Donnell

Sunshine O’Donnell is an award-winning poet and educator who teaches creative writing, visual art and quantum physics to underserved children in schools, institutions and residential facilities throughout Pennsylvania. She was a professional journalist and copywriter for ten years before founding The Coffeehouse Project literacy program in 1997. O’Donnell is program director and lead instructor for Philadelphia-based Grow from Your Roots, a nonprofit organization providing experiential education in writing, art and science to poverty-stricken communities.