Ashley M. Jones


Ashley M. Jones is the author of dark / / thing (Pleiades, 2019) and Magic City Gospel (Hub City, 2017). She has been awarded fellowships from the Rona Jaffe Foundation and the Alabama State Council on the Arts, and she was the winner of the 2018 Lucille Clifton Poetry Prize and the 2019 Lucille Clifton Legacy Award. Her work appears or is forthcoming in CNN, Shenandoah, and Oxford American, among others. She is the codirector of PEN Birmingham, the director of the Magic City Poetry Festival, and she teaches at the Alabama School of Fine Arts.

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