ABOUT D. A. Jennings

D. A. Jennings is a storyteller, who delights in the reality of life and the wonderment of make-believe. Her fourth and most recent book, Mia - Ripples in the Water,  has been released and is perfect for young readers. Middle school children will travel with Mia on her adventure from Italy to Africa as she experiences the joys and dangers of being on her own. Early reviews proclaim that parents and siblings are enjoying reading this book to younger children as well.

American Sports Legends: Your Turn to Score, was her first book. It is a poetic sports trivia challenge to identify 68 sports legends from 1912 through 2015. This book was designed to be enjoyed by individual readers and competitive groups who thrive on trivia.


Her second book, "One Hundred Lives: Life and Nature Poured into Poetry," was released in 2016. Her poetry captures the essence of the human experience: humor, tragedy, joy, failure and triumph.

Seize the Cheese is her third book and first children's illustrated book. It depicts the escapades of Kip, a mischievous mouse who skitters his way into your funny bone. His pranks are illustrated by Victoria Jennings Huling. The mother/daughter duo are currently working on the sequel.

 

A number of her poems also appear in the Voices from the Susquehanna, Volume III, which was released in 2016.

Ms. Jennings' educational background includes an undergraduate degree in Broadcasting from the University of Texas at El Paso, a master's in Public Human Resources Administration from Central Michigan University, and graduation from the Army Management Staff College.  She is a member of the Harford Writers' Group @ The Library, and helped develop the teaching curriculum for the Harford Community College Writers' School, and also teaches writing classes at the college. She holds a special affinity for the American Soldier, based on her thirty-plus years of working as a civilian for the Department of Army.

Victoria Jennings Huling is a graphic designer/illustrator and graduate of Messiah College, Pennsylvania, she has created the cover art for all D.A. Jennings' books.

© 2016 by D. A. Jennings