Jacqueline Jules has had poems in over 100 publications including Hospital Drive, YARN, Christian Science Monitor, Imitation Fruit, Innisfree Poetry Journal, Calyx, Little Patuxent Review, Inkwell, Potomac Review, Third Wednesday, Connecticut River Review, Cicada, The Poetry Friday Anthologies, and Pirene’s Fountain. She is the recipient of the SCBWI Magazine Merit Award for Poetry, Best Original Poetry from the Catholic Press Association, Spirit First Poetry Contest, and a two-time winner of the Arlington Arts Moving Words Competition. To read some of her work online, please visit the poetry page of her website.
Her poetry memoir, Stronger Than Cleopatra, was released by ELJ Publications in July 2014. In Stronger Than Cleopatra, Jules addresses the unfinished business between the living and the dead as she tells the story of a young widow determined to move beyond an unexpected trauma.
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Jules is also the author of Field Trip to the Museum (Finishing Line Press, 2014). Field Trip to the Museum is a thematic collection in the voice of an eighteen-year-old girl examining her life during weekly sessions with a psychologist. In 25 narrative poems, Jules tells the moving story of a young girl who travels away from self-destructive behavior to a new acceptance of herself. For more information about Field Trip to the Museum visit here.
In addition, Jules is the author of two dozen children’s books including the award-winning Zapato Power, Unite or Die: How Thirteen States Became a Nation, and Never Say a Mean Word Again. To learn more about her work in children’s literature please visit the books page of her website.
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