Monique Avakian is a poet, fledgling jazz musician and Literacy Specialist who is rapidly evolving. She has a private mentoring, tutoring and consulting practice serving students of all ages, both live and digitally. Monique continues to seek partners at all levels for all kinds of projects. Her most recent? 5over4.blogspot.com, a multi-media journal specializing in cross-genre creativity that includes live events and collaborative efforts.