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jennifer n. shannon


Jennifer N. Shannon (@writerjns) is a writer + artist + curator. She has written and published three books and has had her poetry and short stories published in literary magazines. Most recently, Jennifer's creative nonfiction piece was published in North Dakota Quarterly, she was selected to attend the 2021 Hurston/Wright Foundation Writers Weekend for Fiction and she was a 2022 Poetry Fellow of The Watering Hole. Jennifer was also a 2022 Baker Award finalist for Literary Arts.

In addition to writing, Jennifer also curated the virtual exhibit, REVOLT: Black Joy Still Exist, It Always Will and the 2022 in-person exhibit, Black Joy is My Protest. Both exhibits featured artists from across the country and showcased Black Joy in unique and creative ways. The latest exhibition, Black Joy Is My Protest was displayed at Busboys and Poets in Baltimore, MD for six months and was supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council


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Jennifer just finished writing her second novel and is enjoying life with her partner Ty and their son, Kade.


With years of experience in writing, poetry, communications, marketing, public speaking and curation she can creatively develop ways to take your business to the next level or do something unique at your organization. 

Contact her now for a FREE consultation to get started.

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