Venus Jones

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Venus Jones headshot - Version 2 On Wednesday, September 3, 2015, Venus Jones,  an accomplished author, actress, performance poet, and peace advocate, will speak to the Tampa Writers Alliance at the Carrollwood Barnes and Noble, 11802 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618.

Venus earned her BA in Business Communications at The University of Akron and her MFA in Creative Writing at Mills. She currently nurtures students while coordinating cultural events at Eckerd College. Her books include Lyrics for Langston & She Rose: on a journey from girl to Goddess. Her work has appeared in Poet Lore, Spoken Vizions, San Francisco Peace and Hope and Whirlwind Magazine. Her latest collection was endorsed by the Langston Hughes Family Museum.