Ms. Romaine Washington

California, United States

Member Since: 02/12/2016

Romaine Washington is an educator and the author of Sirens in Her Belly, a collection of poems, which was on BET's top ten must-read list for 2016.  

2017 California Association of Teacher of English Presenter, 2017: Sirens in Her Belly Social Justice Units for the collection of poetry, located on website, 

 She is a fellow of Inland Area Writing Project, University California Riverside and The Watering Hole, South Carolina.




Twitter Username: @poetromaine


  • Sirens in Her Belly (poetry book) , Jamii Publishing (December 31, 2015)


  • English Teacher at CJUHSD Los Osos (September 2004 - )
  • Adjunct Instructor at Azusa Pacific University (January 2005 - August 2009)
  • French & English Teacher at CJUHSD Los Osos (September 2003 - June 2004)
  • Poet in Residence at IAWP UC Riverside - Mission Inn, Riverside (October 2004 - October 2007)
  • Writing Project Fascilitator at Inland Area Writing Project (IAWP) UCRiverside (June 2004 - July 2004)
  • Journalist at Inland Valley News (Pomona, CA) (June 2003 - September 2003)
  • French & English Teacher at CJUHSD Etiwanda High School (September 2002 - June 2003)
  • French & English Teacher at San Bernardino School District Pacific High School (October 1999 - June 2002)


  • Master of Arts in Education from Azusa Pacific University (January 2003)
  • Bachelor of Arts in French from Cal. State Univ. San Bernardino (June 1987)

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Screenwriting, Poetry