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Venus Jones is the host of Soulful Journey, where she interviews people who are good for the soul. She’s an associate professor, multi-talented writer, artist, and workshop facilitator, who has a mobile app full of poetic affirmations, that has been downloaded in 90 countries. She’s self-published three poetry books and four spoken word albums. Langston Hughes’s Family calls her, “Langston Hughes in the form of a black girl.”

Her one-woman-show, “Poetic Soldier,” was dubbed, “Most Inspiring Solo Performance” at the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival in 2012. Her one act play “Race and War: an awkward conversation” was featured at the Tampa Bay Theatre Festival. She graduated from Mills College with honors and earned her MFA in Creative Writing.

She currently resides in Santa Clara, California and loves hugs from her best friend and husband of 20 years. She likes to make funny faces while dancing to funk and soul music and laughs at herself often. Visit www.venusjones.com for more info on how she can help you go from page to stage and spread more hope and healing.

“She’s an associate professor, multi-talented writer, artist, and workshop facilitator, who has a mobile app full of poetic affirmations, that has been downloaded in 90 countries.”