Robert Jones, Jr.

Finalist, 2021 National Book Awards

Robert Jones, Jr. is a writer from New York City. He received his BFA in creative writing and MFA in Fiction from Brooklyn College. He has written for numerous publications, including the New York Times, Essence, and The Paris Review. (Photo credit: Alberto Vargas)
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The Prophets

ISBN 9780593085684 G. P. Putnam’s Sons / Penguin Random House

Isaiah was Samuel's and Samuel was Isaiah's. That was the way it was since the beginning, and the way it was to be until the end. In the barn they tended to the animals, but also to each other, transforming the hollowed-out shed into a place of human refuge, a source of intimacy and hope in a world ruled by vicious masters. More about this book >

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Robert Jones, Jr.

Robert Jones, Jr. is a writer from New York City. He received his BFA in creative writing and MFA in Fiction from Brooklyn College. He has written for numerous publications, including the New York Times, Essence, and The Paris Review. He is the creator and curator of the social justice social media community Son of Baldwin, which has more than 275,000 members across platforms.

(Photo credit: Alberto Vargas)

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