Published in “Stay Salty: Life in the Garden State” — Jill Ocone

I am beyond elated to announce that my piece titled “SynJersey” was selected for publication in Read Furiously’s forthcoming anthology Stay Salty: Life in the Garden State, which will be released on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. The book features essays, prose, photography, poetry, and comics, all of which explore the fascinating stories that make New […]

Published in “Stay Salty: Life in the Garden State” — Jill Ocone

Published in “the leaves fall” (The Red Penguin Collection) — Jill Ocone

I am beyond elated to announce that my poem “The Impromptu Gig” was selected for publication in The Red Penguin Collection’s the leaves fall, a poetry anthology of autumnal poems. From the description: With poems ranging in content from specific moments in nature, and the beauty within each one, to more abstract examinations of temperature, […]

Published in “the leaves fall” (The Red Penguin Collection) — Jill Ocone

Straightening My Crown Alongside Nine Fantastic Women Writers — Jill Ocone

I am elated to share that my essay titled “Unlocking Level L” was selected for publication in the anthology Straightening Her Crown: Encouraging Words from Sister to Sister, published by Cheryl Barton Publishing, LLC. My essay began as a scribbled post earlier this year to celebrate turning fifty years old. When the universe led me […]

Straightening My Crown Alongside Nine Fantastic Women Writers — Jill Ocone