Ms. Jones’s first play, In Pursuit of Justice: A One-Woman Play about Ida B. Wells, starring Janice Jenkins, won four AUDELCO awards. Her work has appeared in The Point: Where Teaching & Writing Intersect, Streetlights: Illuminating Tales of the Urban Black Experience, theravensperch.com , and Unity Magazine. A former tenured English professor, she earned a B. A. in Literature from Yale University and an M. F. A. in Fiction from Columbia University.