Jacobs & Swender

Books for Young People

Paul DuBois Jacobs and Jennifer Swender are a husband and wife writing team specializing in children’s books, creative content and educational materials.

Paul received his undergraduate degree from Binghamton University and an MFA in poetry from the University of Virginia, where he was a Henry Hoyns Fellow. Paul has worked with musician Pete Seeger (Abiyoyo Returns, Pete Seeger's Storytelling Book, Deaf Musicians, and Some Friends to Feed) and author Thomas Moore (The Re-Enchantment of Everyday Life and The Education of the Heart). Paul has also taught writing at the Putney School, the University of Virginia, and Brooklyn College.

Jennifer received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and a Masters in Arts Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has taught in both the New York City and Houston public school systems, as well as Brooklyn College’s Lab School where she also lectured in the Department of Early Childhood Education. She is a Teach For America alumna.

Paul and Jennifer are represented by the Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency. Click on the icon to contact.
Paul DuBois Jacobs

Jennifer Swender