Jeneva Stone

Poet, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Bethesda, MD 20814

Author's Bio

Jeneva Stone is an author and advocate from Bethesda, Maryland. She received her PhD in English Renaissance literature from Columbia University, and her MFA in poetry from the Warren Wilson program. Jeneva is the author of Monster (Phoenicia Publishing, 2016), a mixed genre meditation on caregiving, disability & medicine. Her work in nonfiction has been honored with fellowships from the MacDowell and Millay Colonies. Her writing has appeared in numerous literary journals, and her opinion pieces have appeared in The Washington Post, the Little Lobbyists’ blog, and Her author site:


Jeneva is a member of Little Lobbyists, a parent-led group that advocates for children and young adults with complex medical needs and disabilities. Jeneva also volunteers for the Rare Action Network and the Montgomery County Advisory Council on Developmental Disabilities. 

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Monster (Phoenicia Publishing, 2016)
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Literary Hub
Los Angeles Review of Books
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Washington Post
Prizes won: 
  • MacDowell Colony Fellowship in Nonfiction
  • Millay Colony Fellowship in Nonfiction
  • Winner, Winter 2012 Tupelo Press Poetry Project Contest
  • Pushcart Prize nominations, multiple years
  • Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities

More Information

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Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, Disability, Illness/Wellness, Women
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Born in: 
Burlington, VT
Raised in: 
Williston, VT
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Last update: Feb 19, 2020