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== Published Works ==
== Published Works ==
''Marshmellow Softness and Rock Hard Taffy'', Xlibris, 2011
*''Marshmellow Softness and Rock Hard Taffy'', Xlibris, 2011
== Titles for Purchase and at Your Library==
== Titles for Purchase and at Your Library==

Revision as of 09:27, 24 May 2013

General Information

Name: Joyce Marie Jones

Pen Name: None

Genres: Poetry, Romance

Born: 1954 in Carbondale, IL

Website: www.marshmellowsoftness.com

Email: marshmellowsoftness@gmail.com

Illinois Connection

I was born in Carbondale, IL the eldest of 9 children. Attended Southern Illinois University @Carbondale and received BS in Social Welfare in 1982. Co-founded student run Poetry Factory Press which promoted student performance poetry and first publications. Moved to Chicago, San Francisco, New York, Denver and worked as Administrative Social Worker. Continued to do performance poetry. Received MSW at Fordham University, NYC. Currently reaide in Chicago as an fullm time writer.

Biographical and Professional Information

Received partial scholarship to Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services. 1992 MSW Graduate. Developed poetry workshops designed to communicate with children and adults in crisis. Developed expertise in working with the following populations domestic violence victims, men who batter women, drug/alcohol abusers,foster care children, social work staff development, gay/lesbian issues, HIV program development, crisis intervention programming, breast cancer social intervention.

Published Works

  • Marshmellow Softness and Rock Hard Taffy, Xlibris, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Marshmellow Softness and Rock Hard Taffy

ISBN: 146535297X
Release Date: 2011-09-13

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact Author for speaking engagements: Poetry Performance, Poetry Writing Workshops (age specific), The Dynamics of Domestic Violence for Straight or Gay Couples and How to Stop the Madness (For Counselors), The Dynamic Healing of Cancer Groups, Basics of Casework Strategies, Which Comes First, the Daughter or the Lesbian

External Links

Joyce Marie Jones on WorldCat

Joyce Marie Jones on Amazon


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