Jennifer Jean O’Neill (Pickering) Poets’ Espresso newsletter Behind the Arco Station—April-May 2009 New York Woman Stepping Out (Art)—December 2009-January 2010
Jennifer Jean O’Neill-Pickering grew up in an extended farming family north of Sacramento, CA. She has worn many hats including: community muralist, visual and literary artist, mother, Technology Specialist for the California State Legislature and educator at Consumnes River College. She has an MA in Studio Art from California State University Sacramento, completing a majority of her undergraduate work at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her poetry has appeared across the United States including: Heresies Vol.23, Yellow Silk, Earth Daughters #63, Sacramento Anthology: 100 Poems. In 2007 the poem, “I am the Creek,” was incorporated into Open Circle, a sculpture in Sacramento. She teaches art and poetry workshops at St. John’s Shelter for Women and Children. You can contact Jennifer at: < firstname.lastname@example.org >.