Shavahn Dorris-Jefferson is a writer and educator living and teaching in the Chicago suburbs. She received her MA in Writing from DePaul University and her MFA in poetry from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Carve MagazineSalamander, The Baltimore Review, Sugar House Review, and Río Grande Review, among others.

She is available for freelance writing jobs, poetry workshops, speaking gigs, and manuscript editing. Just reach out: spdjeffers@gmail.com