About Shawn R. Jones
Shawn R. Jones is an author, educator, and workshop leader. She graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers-Camden, where she began her professional writing career. Her poetry has appeared in Essence and multiple literary journals. She is the author of the poetry chapbooks, Womb Rain and A Hole to Breathe. She is also the author of the devotional book, Pictures in Glass Frames. Shawn is the owner of Tailored Tutoring LLC and a part time jazz choreographer. Yearly dance and writing conferences give her invaluable knowledge that she enjoys sharing with others. She has written skits for drama ministries and has taught both writing and dance workshops. Shawn is currently enrolled at the Graduate School of Rutgers University, pursing her MFA in Creative Writing. She is the recipient of the 2016 Dean’s Achievement Scholarship and member of the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society. Shawn writes daily and enjoys encouraging others with her work. She is grateful to God for her wonderful family, supportive friends, and recent accomplishments.