Hettie Jones

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet

N/A
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 
212-473-5193

Author's Bio

I have been reading all over U.S. since 1970s., have published 23 books for children and adults (poetry, memoir, fiction and nonfiction, teach at The New School and 92Y Poetry Center, and have just completed the first year of a new Writing Program I've begun at the Lower East Side Girls Club.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Books:
Love, H, A Correspondence (Duke University Press, 2016)
,
From Midnight to Dawn: the Last Tracks of the Underground Railroad (Doubleday, 2007)
,
No Woman No Cry, with Rita Marley (Hyperion Books, 2004)
,
How I Became Hettie Jones (Grove Press, 1996)
,
Big Star Fallin' Mama (Viking, 1995)
Journal:
Fence

Poetry

Anthology:
Present Tense: Poets in the World (Hanging Loose Press, 2004)
Books:
Doing 70 (Hanging Loose Press, 2007)
,
All Told (Hanging Loose Press, 2003)
,
Drive (Hanging Loose Press, 1998)
Journals: ,
Global City Review
, ,
Prizes won: 

NYFA 2009 (Nonfiction), Poetry Society of America Norma Farber Award.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Incarcerated individuals, Seniors, Teachers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Brooklyn
Raised in: 
Queens, NY
Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Last update: May 04, 2016