Hometown and/or Current City: Toms River, NJ (Ocean County)
Keywords: writer, poet, The Walking Dead poet, Uncharted, Eo, Delightfully Dark: A Collection of Poems and Tales, Carousel, The Cottontail, open mics, spoken word, performer, public speaker, events, New Jersey, ebook, poetry books, paperback books
Jennifer Renson graduated from Monmouth University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations/Journalism and minored in History. While attending she was Editor-in-Chief of the Monmouth Review Literary Magazine. After graduation, she began writing for Lost Treasure Magazine, covering a variety of topics, including Captain Kidd, The Library of Alexandria, Richard III, The Sword of Cesare Borgia, The Scorpion King and The Arthur Stone.
Jennifer acquired a Masters Degree in Counselor Education, with a New Jersey State Certificate for School Counselor. Her passion for writing continued as her poetry was published into three books: Delightfully Dark: A Collection of Poems and Tales, Eo: Go, walk, ride, sail, pass, travel and Uncharted. Her poetry varies from story telling to strong Walking Dead themes (self proclaimed Walking Dead poet) taking readers into the hearts and minds of unique and relatable characters.
Her first book Carousel received 1st Place in Urban Literary Magazine's Best Young Adult Fiction of 2015. The suspenseful and fairy tale like story of a forgotten prince returning to the homeland he never knew befriends a curious young woman at the forgotten carousel while the elusive doll maker Feletti pulls the strings has received 5 star reviews. Released in ebook and paperback, readers can find it on Amazon.com, Google Play, Barnes and Noble and pulsepub.net. A prequel is in the works returning readers to the small kingdom while introducing new characters.
Jennifer performs at Open Mic and other New Jersey events. She's attended several Wizard World Conventions, interviews, and related events. Stay up to date by checking out the social media links. Hoping to turn her passion into a career, she continues to write poetry and stories hoping to inspire.
"There is no apology for passion."