Jill Clark


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Jill Morgan Clark freelances prose and poetry. Her poetry has appeared in the endangered species series for middle grades: Vanishing from Grasslands and Deserts, Vanishing from Forests and Jungles, and Vanishing from Waterways (Lerner Publications). Her writing has inhabited books, journals, and newspapers. Lyonesse Press: The Silver Empire, Pocket Change Literary Magazine, Women's Wilderness,Garden Blessings, Hopscotch the Magazine for Girls_Capper’s, The Orlando Sentinel,The Henry David Thoreau Institute, Ariel Chart Literary Journal, Women's Wilderness,Celestial Blessings, Blind Faith Books, Shoofly Audio Magazine.Her children's poetry book_Loose Balloons_will be published in 2019 via Taylor and Seale publishing.

Teaching English, communication, reading and creative writing in colleges and high schools in Volusia County, Florida inspired her book-in-the-making: The Other Side of the Smart Board. For a recent sampling of a non-fiction story that will appear in the book see: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/opinion/os-ed-unquivering-cupids-arrow-20170213-story.html Currently, Jill is writing Where Balloons Go as second in the series to her first children's book _Loose Balloons published by Taylor and Seale Publishing, LLC.

Jill is a member of The Daytona Writers' Guild, the Florida Writers' Association, The Florida State Poets Association, the National Federation of State Poetry Societies.

Talk to Jill at Jillclark2write@twitter.com jillclark2wite@gmail.com www,jillswriterscafe.com (website and blog)

http://jillmclark.writersresidence.com

Qualifications

writer, interpreter, word descriptor, literary psychologist

Awards

Awards:

First Place Children's Category Ocala Writer's Conference for Poetry Book Contest: Poetry for the Fun of It First Place Children's Category: Florida State Poet's Association Annual Contest: Poem "The Bathtub Drain" Second Place Children's Category: Florida State Poet's Association Annual Contest: Poem "Waterhose." Third Place Fresh Ink Group Short Story Contest (global): published in Fresh Ink Group "Machete" short story: https://www.amazon.com/Fresh-Group-Short-Story-Showcase-ebook/dp/B00MNLL0KI/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1527344154&sr=1-2&keywords=fresh+ink+group

First Place Newspaper in Education The Daytona Beach News Journal : "Hunt for Read October"

Memberships

Jill is a member of The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), The Florida Writers Association, The Florida State Poet’s Association (FSPA), and the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS).

She presently is group leader for the SCBWI Volusia County regional writer's online critique group at : writerscafevc@gmail.com

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