Robert Jones Jr
Robert Jones, Jr., was born and raised in New York City. He received his B.F.A. in creative writing and M.F.A. in fiction from Brooklyn College. He has written for numerous publications, including THE NEW YORK TIMES, ESSENCE, and THE PARIS REVIEW. He is the creator of the social justice social media community Son of Baldwin. Jones was recently featured in T MAGAZINE's cover story, “Black Male Writers of Our Time.” His debut novel, THE PROPHETS, will be released on January 5, 2021 in North America, January 4, 2021 in the United Kingdom, and will be released in other territories, including France and Spain, later in 2021.
Press and Media Mentions
- “Writers to Watch Fall 2020,” Publishers Weekly, July 10, 2020.
- “Six of the year’s buzziest authors discuss bringing their books into the world during cultural upheaval,” Entertainment Weekly, July 28, 2020.
- “50 Most Anticipated Books of the Fall,” Kirkus, August 18, 2020.
- "BookExpo Proves You Can Have a Trade Show in a Pandemic, Virtually," The New York Times, January 5, 2020.
- “Black Male Writers for Our Time”, The New York Times, November 30, 2018.