Elaine Jacobs is a writer, traditional storyteller and retired educator. Her work has appeared in The Caribbean Writer Calendar edition, Mid-Atlantic Foundation, Sea Breeze Journal of Liberian Writings and Talk That Talk: an anthology of African American Storytelling. She is a co-author of All This Is Love: a collection of Virgin Islands Poetry, Fiction and Art. She created and hosted the local WTJX/PBS Out in de Yard and has performed at many storytelling festivals and conferences nationally. Jacobs taught multiple grades and language arts subjects in the public school system of the US Virgin Islands before her retirement in 2017, and was a finalist for the 2017 District Teacher of the Year for the St. Thomas/St. John District.