Jasmine Mans


“Jasmine Mans will be your new favorite poet on the internet. — Nylon Magazine

Jasmine Mans is an author with Berkley Penguin Random House (Black Girl, Call Home 2021). Mans was a “Future of Storytelling” Fellow. Her visual art work has been featured in gallery exhibitions such as, Gallery Aferro Newark Riots and By Way of Los Angeles. Jasmine has performed original poetry on stages such as Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theater and the Kennedy Center. Her song writing has supported artists like Kelly Rowland and Jon Bellion. She is the Creative Director of Buy Weed From Women. Mans has curated and ideated art-based initiatives for the Newark Public School District, City of Newark & Mayor Ras J. Baraka, and the Newark Public Library. The contributed work of Jasmine Mans sit in archives such as The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The Free Black Women’s Library, The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale by way of the ” A Womb of Violet” Anthology . She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Jasmine received her BA in African-American Studies ( Literature) and is the recipient of the Star Ledger – NJPAC; and Arts Millennia Scholaraship.

“Her poetry will send chills down your spine.” – Christen Bandit, Glamour Magazine

Selected Works