About Shawn R. Jones


Shawn R. Jones graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers-Camden with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. While at Rutgers, she was the recipient of the Rutgers-Creative Writing Award and member of the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society. Post-graduation, her work appeared in nationally-recognized publications such as Essence.  Finishing Line Press published her poetry chapbooks, Womb Rain (#61 in their New Women’s Voices Series) and A Hole to Breathe. Ambassador International published her devotional, Pictures in Glass Frames. Her poetry has also been published in River Heron Review and Challenges for the Delusional. She has poetry forthcoming in Peregrine Journal and Guesthouse. Shawn is the owner of Tailored Tutoring LLC and Kumbaya Academy, Inc., and a jazz dance instructor at Halliday Dance. She is a 2019 graduate of Rutgers-Camden’s MFA Program. She is grateful to God for her wonderful family, supportive friends, and recent accomplishments.