Patricia Shepherd, Tutor
Writing Center

Phone: 978-998-7769
Office Location: Diane Halle Library
Office Number: LIB 200 + LIB 126
Office Hours: M-R 8:00-1:00 + T-R 2:00-5:00



  • ENDICOTT COLLEGE, Beverly, Massachusetts (Private College) Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Disability Services Assistant (2013-Present), Exam Proctor (2012-13), Advising Services Consultant (2011-12); Writing Center Tutor (2011-Present)
  • ASMARA INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL, Asmara, Eritrea (N-12 Private School) Library Assistant (2010-2011)
  • GEORGE STEVENS ACADEMY, Blue Hill, Maine (9-12 Independent Day School) Teaching Practicum (2009)
  • CASABLANCA AMERICAN SCHOOL, Casablanca, Morocco (N-12 Private Day School) Administrative Coordinator (2002-2006) and Library Manager (1995-2002)
  • AMERICAN SCHOOL OF LAS PALMAS, Tafira Alta, Gran Canaria, Spain (N-12 Private Day School) Library Assistant (1994-95) and Pre-School Aide (1994-95)
  • CASABLANCA AMERICAN SCHOOL, Casablanca, Morocco (N-12 Private Day School) Upper School Secretary (1987-1993)


  • M.F.A., Goddard College - Creative Writing
  • B.A., Goddard College - Individualized Studies
  • Biographical Profile

    Tricia has lived in/worked as a teacher, librarian, and administrator in Casablanca, Morocco; Las Palmas, Spain; Cairo, Egypt; Blue Hill, Maine; and Asmara, Eritrea.  This is her third year at Endicott.  Interested in educational leadership, she continues to serve her alma maters in various capacities.  She writes poetry, fiction, short stories, and nonfiction.  She lives with her husband Jack in Gloucester, MA and Blue Hill, ME.  They have two children: married son Jack & daughter-in-law Whitney live in Oregon and Washington, while daughter Morgan lives in California.



  • Board of Visitors (2009-Present), Miss Hall's School (MHS), Pittsfield, MA
  • Class Representative, Alumnae Associaition (2011-Present), MHS
  • Reunion Chairman, Alumnae Association (1984, 1994, & 2009), MHS
  • Student Trustee (2008-09) Goddard College (GC), Plainfield, VT
  • Board of Stewards, Clockhouse Writers' Conference (2012-Present), CG
  • Board & Trustee (1995-Present) Casey Family Foundation
  • Works-in-Progress


  • The Killing of My Sister (memoir)
  • Perceived Failure (nonfiction)
  • A Family of Guilt (mystery novel)
  • Sympathetic Understanding (short story collection)

  • "Parents Need To Ask" Miss Hall's Bulletin (Spring 2010)
  • "Spitballs" Goddard Guideword (Summer 2008)
  • "Genealogy" With the Help of Others (1998)
  • "My Turn" UAC News (January/February 1977)