About Jill

Jill Clark

Jill Clark is Children’s Educational Director for Taylor and Seale Publishing in Daytona Beach, Florida. She speaks in schools and educational institutions and presents children’s reading, art and lesson plans that align with her children’s poetry book Loose Balloons.


Jill Morgan Clark freelances prose and poetry. Her award-winning children’s poetry book Loose Balloons published in 2019. Her follow-up book Where Do Balloons Land? released in 2022.  Jill’s poetry has appeared in the endangered species series for middle grades: Vanishing from Grasslands and Deserts, Vanishing from Forests and Jungles, and Vanishing from Waterways (Lerner Publications). Her writing has inhabited books, journals, and newspapers: Lyonesse Press: The Silver Empire, Pocket Change Literary Magazine, Ariel Chart International Literary Journal, Garden Blessings, Hopscotch the Magazine for Girls, Capper’s, The Orlando Sentinel,  TigerShark Literary Journal, The Henry David Thoreau Institute, Women’s Wilderness, Celestial Musings, Blind Faith Books, Shoofly Audio Magazine, The Poet and The Creativity Ezine,  The Pine Cone Review among others.

Enjoy her latest interview on T.V at Hangin with the Web below:



Finalist 2021 Loose Balloons Poetry Book in the Florida Writers Association’s RPLA annual award for published “Catch-All” category. First Place Children’s Category Ocala Writer’s Conference for Poetry Book Contest: Poetry for the Fun of It. First Place Children’s Category: Florida State Poet’s Association Annual Contest: Poem “The Bathtub Drain”; Second Place Children’s Category: Florida State Poet’s Association Annual Contest: Poem “Waterhose.” Fresh Ink Group Global Short Story Contest “Machete”: https://www.amazon.com/Fresh-Group-Short-Story-Showcase-ebook/dp/B00MNLL0KI/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1527344154&sr=1-2&keywords=fresh+ink+group

Loose Balloons Children’s Poetry Book Contest Florida Writers Association

Category General, Catch-All


Jill is a member of The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), The Daytona Writers Guild, The Florida Writers Association (FWA), The Florida State Poet’s Association (FSPA), National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS), Sierra Club, Save the Manatee Club, AAUW (Association American University Women),  The Waldon Woods Project (The Henry David Thoreau Institute).

She presently is group leader for the SCBWI Volusia County regional writer’s online critique group at the following: Contact jillclark2write@gmail.com

Enclosed is a recent interview by AllAuthors:

Author Jill Clark Interview – AllAuthor


7 thoughts on “About Jill”

      1. Hi again Ria. Jus wanted to let you know you can now check out the book Loose Balloons at any of the Volusia County, Florida public regional libraries for free. If you check it out, I would love to hear what your top three poems are? Have a blessed holiday and thank you for writing!

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