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Thomas Lubben

Thomas Lubben, High School Classroom Teacher for English 3Classroom Teacher

BA, Palm Beach Atlantic University

Growing up in rural Iowa, Tom developed a relationship with the wilderness that has become a vast inspiration to his artistic output. His poems and short fiction have been published in several academic journals including Catfish Creek, (Loras College), The Quaker (Malone University), The Rectangle (Sigma Tau Delta, National English Honors Society), and Living Waters Review (Palm Beach Atlantic University). He graduated with a B.A. in English and a minor in music and also earned the honor of Outstanding Graduate of the School of Arts and Sciences as well as summa cum laude. At Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA), his alma mater, Tom was honored to act as Fiddler in The Luck of Roaring Camp (based on Bret Harte's short story), a musical he wrote with his brothers.

Tom considers teaching to be one of the most fulfilling and exciting opportunities God had given him, whether in music, mentoring, or English and literacy. He has tutored previously at PBA's Center for Writing Excellence and taught at Urban Youth Impact, an outreach to inner-city youth.

Most recently, Tom worked as a content editor at ProQuest, and continues to perform with his brothers in their folkband, The Lubben Brothers. Tom is married to a fellow musician and overall creative genius, and the two have a toddler and another child making his/her grand entrance in September. Ultimately, Tom attributes his love of words and music to the God who created them, and who spun stories, songs, and meaning into all things.