Zari reads. Zari writes. Zari eats. Zari plays. Zari is a work in progress. She loves to learn, and she has a heart for children and single parents. Zari is a freelance writer, editor and small business woman who is adding to her resume daily.
Zari Banks was born in Kennewick, Wash. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., and a Master of Education from the University of Arizona in Tucson. She spent eight years in public education as a substitute, 1st Grade Teacher and Instructional Coach before returning freelance writing full time in 2010. Zari is the owner and operator of The Smarty Pants Tutor, LLC.