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Kima Jones

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Kima Jones has been published at GQ, Guernica and NPR among others and in the anthologies Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History and the New York Times Best Seller,The Fire this Time, edited by Jesmyn Ward. She is an MFA candidate in fiction and Rodney Jack Scholar in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. Kima lives in Los Angeles where she operates Jack Jones Literary Arts, a book publicity company.

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