Jones, Carrie (1971 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction, Poetry, Young Adult

Carrie Jones was born 1 March 1971 in Manchester, NH, grew up in Bedford, NH, and lives in Ellsworth, Maine with her husband and daughter.

Jones has a BA from Bates College and an MFA in writing from Vermont College. She was formerly editor of the Ellsworth Weekly and has been a reporter for other Maine newspapers. In 2006, she was awarded the Martin Dibner Fellowship for Maine Writers.

Jones has published several contemporary young adult novels. Her poems and nonfiction have appeared in Peninsula Review, Northwoods Journal and Flying Horse Review.

Selected Bibliography

  • Tips on Having a Gay (ex) Boyfriend (2007)
  • Love (and Other Uses for Duct Tape) (2008)
  • Girl, Hero (August 2008)
  • Need (2009)
  • Captivate (2010)
  • Endure (2012)

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