About The Author
Wendy Jones is an author, playwright, and the writer-publisher of Ida Bell Publishing, LLC. Named after Ida B. Wells, the writer and social activist, the company will publish the work of people of color, new immigrants, all women, and other outsiders.
Her first play, In Pursuit of Justice: A One-Woman Play about Ida B. Wells, which starred Janice Jenkins, won four AUDELCO Awards. Her writing has appeared in two anthologies: Streetlights: Illuminating Tales of the Urban Black Experience, and The Point: Where Teaching & Writing Intersect. She is the fiction editor of theravensperch.com, an online literary magazine.
As president of Writing Maven, LLC, she helps people write essays, resumes, and wedding vows and prepares students for the SAT and the ACT. She is a former tenured English professor.
She lives in New Jersey with her life partner, David Mitchell, and their son.