Venus is truly versatile! As an author, speaker and performance poet she’s been described as inspirational, thought provoking, funny and revolutionary. This former MTV correspondent, accomplished model and actress has a voice and image that has appeared in over 100 commercials and Blockbuster movies.
As a writer and performer she’s shared the stage with Emmy winner Tyne Daly and Grammy nominated poet Nikki Giovanni, opened for Def Poetry on Broadway, served as the first resident poet on WMNF and has been a slam finalist at Austin International Poetry Festival.
Her best selling book “She Rose” was written to celebrate and uplift women everywhere. Her poetry has been featured on the Ms. magazine Annual Cruise, published in the UK's “X magazine”, “In our own words”, “A Time to Rhyme”, “Underground Poetz”, “Artists Embassy International” and in “Map of Austin Poetry”. Her work has been featured at The Salvador Dali Museum, The Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, The Improv and several poetry venues, conferences, schools and festivals across the U.S.
More info on her workshops, performances and products is available at www.venusjones.com.