EVENTS

  • MSAC Regional Arts Summit
    Thu, Sep 23
    Virtual Event
    Thursday, September 23rd from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. will kick off the Maryland State Arts Council 2021 Virtual Regional Arts Summit! During the day, Jennifer N. Shannon will teach a 1-hr literary arts session for organizations and independent artists.
  • RiverArts Salon: "How does research inform or inspire your fiction?"
    Tue, Jul 13
    Virtual event
    Sponsored by the Chestertown River Arts, Jennifer N. Shannon will lead the discussion: "How does research inform or inspire your fiction?" This virtual salon will give participants the chance to learn something new, share ideas, and have fun conversation.
  • YELLOW ARROW JOURNAL: Renascence LIVE! Event
    Mon, May 17
    FaceBook Live (virtual)
    Jennifer's poem "We Smile" is being published in Yellow Arrow Journal's upcoming issue titled: RENASCENCE (Vol. VI, No. 1). To kick off the journal release, Jennifer will be participating in a FaceBook Live interview/reading on May 17 at 7pm.
  • IDENTITY VIRTUAL EXHIBITION
    Fri, Feb 05
    Virtual
    Identity was a virtual exhibition from the Maryland State Arts Council that featured 60 artists from across the state. This powerful display explored identity through art and poetry. Jennifer's work was featured.
  • ANNUAL WRITERS READ EVENT
    Tue, Jan 26
    Virtual
    Jennifer N. Shannon is a member of the Enoch Pratt Light Street Writers Exchange. During their normal meeting time, they read their work virtually to an audience of 70+ people.
  • WHAT'S HOT IN THE DMV: Feature
    Sun, Nov 01
    E-zine
    Jennifer N. Shannon's poetry was featured in the "Poetry Corner" of the Nov 2020 edition of What's Hot in the DMV with Your Girl Cheryl.
  • TENDER: New Work, Process & Practice
    Thu, Oct 01
    Virtual
    The contributors of "tender, a literary anthology and book of spells: evidence," shared new work and talked about their process and practice. Presented virtually by The Frick Museum in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • TENDER: A Celebration of Black Womxn & Femmes in Pittsburgh
    Fri, Jul 24
    Virtual
    The contributors of "tender, a literary anthology and book of spells: evidence," presented a virtual reading hosted by White Whale Bookstore.
  • TENDER: A Celebration of Black Womxn & Femmes in Pittsburgh
    Thu, Feb 27
    City of Asylum
    The contributors of "tender, a literary anthology and book of spells: evidence" read live and in person at the City of Asylum in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • COMMON THREADS: Faith, Activism and the Art of Healing
    Mon, Oct 01
    Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (main)
    This exhibit showcased art, poetry and expressions related to the topic of faith, activism and the art of healing. Jennifer's poem Keepsake was featured.
  • HOUR AFTER HAPPY HOUR: Spring Reading
    Thu, May 03
    Glitter Box Theater
    In May of 2018 the writers group, Hour After Happy Hour, showcased writers in the Pittsburgh area. Jennifer—a member of the group at the time—was asked to read a piece and she selected Last Sermon.