Jean M. Hodges

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Seeking employment that focuses on a literary vein such as writing short stories, poetry, novels and other works of fiction for a major publication


Associate at Children’s Place, Hamilton Mall, June 2018 – August 2018

Student Assistant in The School Of Education of Office at Stockton University, May 2018 – August 2018

Award-winning writer, winner of Stockton University’s Joseph Courter Fiction Award. Apr. 2018.

Editing intern for Stockton University’s SoJourn magazine, Sep. 2017 – Dec. 2017

Seasonal cashier checker at NEX, July 2017 to Aug. 2017; Dec. 2017 to Jan. 2018

Staff writer at The Argo, Stockton University’s independent newspaper, Feb 2017- Apr. 2018

Poetry staff member for Sojo Media, an online magazine & media site, March 2017



Technically proficient Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Can write general fiction, poetry, novels, screenwriting for stage, film and web content. Basic skills in graphic design, web design, voice-over, voice-recording and video making.


“The Monster and the Itch”, a short story. Winner of the Joseph Courter Fiction Award from the Stockton University. Apr. 2018

“I’m Never Sure What to Tell You”, “Apple Juice”, “Golden Flower Girl”, a poem, a flash fiction and a digital art piece respectively. Apr. 2018

“Being Black and Ace”, a personal essay published in Chicago Literari, a nonprofit literary magazine, Apr. 3, 2017

“Between the Hues”, “All Wild Hair”, and “Open Ocean”, 2 short stories and a poem respectively, published in Stockpot 2017, Stockton University’s literary magazine

“A is for Applejuice”, a flash fiction published in StoryDam, an online writing community blog, Apr. 1, 2017

“If Breakfast Was a Beach”, poem published to the BREAKFAST zine of The Zine Club, Mar. 31, 2017

“The List” and “Applejuice”, flash fiction pieces published in the 03.27.17 issue of The Argo, Stockton University’s independent newspaper

“Technicolor Palette”, a poem published in the 03.06.17 issue of The Argo, Stockton University’s independent newspaper

“Message Received”; a flash fiction published the 2.20.17 issue of The Argo, Stockton University’s independent newspaper

“ALCHEMY: A 2016 Writing Portfolio”;  an experimental online writing portfolio that features poetry, short stories, and flash fiction. Featured on

“An Aromatic Sense” and “Living the Dream”; a short story and poem respectively, published in Stockpot 2016, Stockton University’s literary magazine