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 chapbook, Womb Rain, and included it in their New Women’s Voices Series, and Ambassador International published her devotional, Pictures in Glass Frames. Her third book, A Hole to Breathe, was also published by FLP. Shawn is currently enrolled at the Graduate School of Rutgers University at Camden, pursing her MFA in Creative Writing.
Shawn is an instructor and co-owner of Tailored Tutoring LLC. Over the past two decades she has educated hundreds of children, including her own, Jade and Jeffrey Jones. For more information, visit her website: www.shawnrjones.com