Venus Jones

Venus JonesVenus Jones grew up in Akron/Canton Ohio and currently resides in Tampa Bay.

As a spoken word artist she becomes one with each enchanting poem she writes. Her messages promote peace, freedom and justice. She’s opened for Def Poetry on Broadway, produced the poetry troupe Multiverse and shared the stage with Tyne Daly and Grammy-nominated poet Nikki Giovanni. She‚’s a three-time Tampa Bay area slam winner and former slam finalist in the Austin International Poetry Festival.

Her poetry has been published in the UK’s X magazine, Underground Poetz, Artists Embassy International. She’s been a requested feature at The Improv, The Salvador Dali Museum, The Ms. magazine annual cruise fundraiser, performing arts centers, poetry venues, conferences, schools, many universities and festivals across the country.

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