Search: in
Gayl Jones
Gayl Jones in Encyclopedia Encyclopedia
  Tutorials     Encyclopedia     Videos     Books     Software     DVDs  

Gayl Jones

Gayl Jones (born November 23, 1949) is an African American writer from Lexington, Kentucky.[1]


Early life

After earning the Frances Steloff Award for Fiction while attending Connecticut College, Jones graduated with a Masters in creative writing at Brown University.


The same year, she published her first book Corregidora.[2] She was Associate Professor at the University of Michigan. Ever since leaving that post, Jones has kept her life private in order to concentrate on her writing.[3] Her papers are currently housed at the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University.

Selected bibliography


  • Corregidora (novel) (1975)
  • Eva's Man (novel) (1976)
  • White Rat (short stories) (1977)
  • The Healing (novel) (1998)
  • Mosquito (novel) (1999)

Poetry collections

  • Song for Anninho (1981)
  • The Hermit-Woman (1983)
  • Xarque and Other Poems (1985)

Other works

  • Chile Woman (play) (1974)
  • Liberating Voices: Oral Tradition in African American Literature (criticism) (1991)


See also

  • African-American literature

it:Gayl Jones

Source: Wikipedia | The above article is available under the GNU FDL. | Edit this article

Search for Gayl Jones in Tutorials
Search for Gayl Jones in Encyclopedia
Search for Gayl Jones in Videos
Search for Gayl Jones in Books
Search for Gayl Jones in Software
Search for Gayl Jones in DVDs
Search for Gayl Jones in Store


Gayl Jones in Encyclopedia
Gayl_Jones top Gayl_Jones

Home - Add TutorGig to Your Site - Disclaimer

©2011-2013 All Rights Reserved. Privacy Statement