Not only do I love great design – I am a writer, poet, blogger and an active member of the San Francisco Bay Area Literary community. Some of my personal projects include:
- SaunterLife world travel blog.
- Feather Press, a literary community for female voices in the Bay Area.
- Hosting the monthly WordParty Poetry & Jazz series.
- being a featured author, performing and collaborating with fine artists and musicians.
- being published in literary journals and three, printed collections of poetry.
Jennifer Barone has been a featured poet at LitQuake, SFJazz Center, The SF Public Library, the Red Poppy Art House, SF MoMa, DeYoung Museum, The Beat Museum and at most local poetry venues. She was a winner of the 2007 and 2012 SF Public Library Poets 11 contest for North Beach where she resides and has been published in literary journals including the Poets11 Anthologies by SF Public Library, The Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, and Quiet Lightening's Sparkle & Blink. Jennifer can be seen collaborating with fine artists and musicians, most notably as the co-host of the WordParty Poetry & Jazz series.
Saporoso – poems of Italian Food & Love, with artwork by Lam Khong, 2012, 2017
Secret City, with artwork by her father Edward Barone, 2006
Simple Language, 2003
Interviews about Jennifer:
Saporoso – Poems of Italian Food and Love – L’Italo Americano Newspaper, Nov. 1, 2012
KPFA “Women’s Magazine” show with Val Ibarra, June 3, 2013
KPOO with Avotcja, October 2012
Jennifer has been published in:
The Haight Ashbury Literary Journal – Featured Poet, 2008 and 2015
Poets 11 Anthologies, SF Public Library 2007 and 2012
Sparring with Beatnik Ghosts, Anthology Volume 2 – Issue 1, 2011
OutofOur Literary Magazine, 2010 – 2011
A Continent of Light, Volume 1, 2011
Sparkle & Blink, Quiet Lightning Review, issue #8 2010
Sparring with Beatnik Ghosts, Literary Magazine, 2009
The SF City Star – Featured Poet, Poet’s Corner, Nov. 30th 2007
The 16th and Mission Street Review, SF 2006
The Haight Ashbury Beat, San Francisco 2006
Poetry and Art Exhibition Highlights:
“SF Jazz Poetry Festival 2017,” SF Jazz Center, San Francisco, CA 2008
“Beautiful Trash” Adrian Arias, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA 2008
“Pasion por Frida” exhibit & performance, SF MoMa, San Francisco, CA 2008
“Visual Voices” exhibit & performance, ARTworkSF, San Francisco, CA 2007
Live Worms Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2003
“Alt. Media Youth Culture” New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC
“New Works” The Poet’s House, New York City, NY