Anna Vangala Jones is a writer, editor, and educator. Her writing has been selected for Longform Fiction’s Best of 2018 collection and nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Best Small Fictions, and Best of the Net Anthologies. Her fiction, creative nonfiction, essays, and interviews have appeared or are forthcoming in several publications, such as Catapult, Wigleaf, HobartNecessary Fiction, The Rumpus, Little Fiction, Jellyfish Review, and Berkeley Fiction Reviewamong others. Her short story collection manuscript, TURMERIC & SUGAR, was a finalist in the Sundress Publications 2019 Fiction Competition.

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Read some of Anna’s latest fiction online:

“Doors” at HAD (Hobart After Dark)

“Echo” at Jellyfish Review (nominated for Best Small Fictions anthology)

“You Don’t Have a Place Here” at Okay Donkey (nominated for the Pushcart Prize)

“Mae and Me” at Catapult (selected for Longform Fiction’s Best of 2018)

Mini-Interview with Tommy Dean:

Writer and editor, Tommy Dean, interviews Anna about flash fiction


Friday, November 1 – Reading with Cathy Ulrich at the book launch for GHOSTS OF YOU, along with Ben Loory, Marisa Crane, Steve Chang, and Brian Dau. Stories Books and Cafe. Echo Park, CA. 8:00pm.


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