Charlene Stewart McCree was born in Windsor and attended
Patterson Collegiate, London Teacher’s College and the University
of Windsor. Ms. McCree is retired from teaching in the Greater
Essex County District School Board. She taught at many
schools in the region including Dougall Avenue
Charlene McCree is a poet and writer. Her first book ‘Art Japanese
Style’ was published in 1993 by University Editions Inc. It instructs
in the art of poetry writing and is written in the Haiku style. Her second
book Daily Devotions was an anthology of inspirational poems with
a basis in the Bible.
McCree has written a novel entitled A Taste of
Jazz which was published in paperback 2002. A Taste of Jazz is
a suspense story which follows a young woman named Jasmine as
she takes a journey home. The novel presents characters of diverse
backgrounds and cultures.
Charlene and her husband James live on the shores of Lake Erie.
They have traveled extensively including visits to South America,
Europe, Asia and Africa.