About Shawn R. Jones

Shawn R. JonesShawn R. Jones is an author, educator, and business owner. She graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers-Camden, where she began her professional writing career. Her poetry has appeared in Essence, Challenges for the Delusional, River Heron Review, and other poetry anthologies.  She is the author of the poetry chapbooks, Womb Rain (Finishing Line Press 2008) and  A Hole to Breathe (Finishing Line Press 2015).  Womb Rain is #61 in the New Women’s Voices Series. Shawn is also the author of the devotional book, Pictures in Glass Frames. Besides this, she 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 writes daily and enjoys encouraging others with her work. She is grateful to God for her wonderful family, supportive friends, and recent accomplishments.