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Baylea Jones

Baylea Jones holds an MFA in fiction from Western New England University. She has led writing workshops for GrubStreet, WITS, Putney Student Travel in Greece, and currently teaches at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and Houston Community College. Her fiction received an honorable mention in Glimmer Train, and she has published essays at HuffPost, Electric Literature, BuzzFeed, and more. She is currently working on a memoir. 


The House That Built Me

Fall 2021 | Essays

The house my mother grew up in burnt down in ’85. I hope y’all never experience something like that—losing everything, Mom told my brothers and me when we were too young to understand.