Anna Vangala Jones is a writer, editor, and educator. She is an MFA candidate in Fiction at Antioch University, Los Angeles. Her fiction, creative nonfiction, and essays on writing have appeared or are forthcoming in several print and online publications such as Catapult, Berkeley Fiction Review, Little Fiction, Necessary Fiction, Pidgeonholes, New Flash Fiction Review, Boston Accent Lit, The Brown Orient, Fiction Southeast, Gravel, Blue Fifth Review, and The MacGuffin, among others. Her short story, “Mae and Me”, was selected as the Longform Fiction Pick of the Week and her creative nonfiction piece, “(re)Naming” was nominated for the 2018 Best of The Net Anthology. Her stories have earned honorable mention at Glimmer Train and New Millennium Writings, and placed as finalist and semi-finalist at Gigantic Sequins, American Short Fiction, and Ruminate. She is an Assistant Fiction Editor at Lunch Ticket and Editorial Assistant on the Fiction team at Split Lip Magazine. She is at work on a novel and a short story collection.
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