Presented in partnership with Brooklyn Academy of Music Moderated by Deborah Treisman, fiction editor of The
Presented in partnership with Brooklyn Academy of Music
Moderated by Deborah Treisman, fiction editor of The New Yorker.
“one of the most important voices of her generation” —Essence
Jones is the author of An American Marriage, which was a New York Times bestseller, an Oprah’s Book Club pick, and selected by Barack Obama for his summer reading list. She is a native of Atlanta, which serves as the setting for An American Marriage as well as her other novels Leaving Atlanta, The Untelling, Silver Sparrow, and the forthcoming Old Fourth Ward. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times; The Washington Post; O, The Oprah Magazine; Time; Tin House; and The Believer, among other publications. Jones is currently a Charles Howard Candler Professor at Emory University and an A.D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University.
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