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Alabama’s Next Poet Laureate Writes Searingly About Race – The New York Times

The Plane That We Inhabit: A Conversation with Ashley M. Jones – The Rumpus

Alabama Names Ashley M. Jones Its New Poet Laureate – WBHM

Alabama’s First Black Poet Laureate – BBC

Ashley Jones Appointed First Black Poet Laureate of Alabama – APR

Alabama’s First Black Poet Laureate Takes a Personal Approach to ‘Reparations’ – NPR

Alabama School of Fine Arts Faculty Member Named Poet Laureate for Alabama – WBRC

‘Giving Voice’ to Birmingham Writers – Iron City Ink 

Believe in the Power of Your Voice: An Interview with New Converse MFA Faculty Ashley M. Jones – Converse College MFA Blog

A Conversation with Poet Ashley M. Jones – Art and Faith Unplugged Podcast

Hello, Poetry: From the Guest Editor’s Desk – Poetry Magazine

Alabama Independent Bookshop Owners List Their Favorite Books With Alabama Ties –

Announcing the Twenty-Two Finalists for the 2020 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowships

Hub City Press Announces Publication of Ashley M. Jones’ Third Book of Poetry – Hub City Press 

Interview With A Poet – South Florida Poetry Journal

Featured Poet Ashley Jones Interviewed by Catherine Hall Kiser – Negative Capability Press

Creating an ‘I Love Poetry Moment:’ Poet Ashley M. Jones – Tweetspeak Poetry 

Anything She Didn’t Want to Do, She Don’t Have To”: Finding Voice, Agency, and Blackness in the Life and Poems of Lucille Clifton – Mentor and Muse

Alabama Library Association Award recipients include director of the Magic City Poetry Festival –

Alabama Author Awards 2020 – Alabama Library Association

Beautifully Human – Oxford American

The Things We Treasure: Reading “Antiquing by Ashley M. Jones” – Bear Review

“Write When You’re Inspired: An Interview with Ashley M. Jones” – Hoxie Gorge Review

‘Like air, I’ll rise’: Ilhan Omar and others on words to conquer hate – The Guardian

I Can’t Talk About the Trees Without the Blood & dark//thing – Review – Fence Digital

Lyric Essentials: Ashley M. Jones Reads Two Poems by Lucille Clifton – The Sundress Blog

A Bouquet of Poets for National Poetry Month – NPR

Ashley M. Jones, Hieu Minh Nguyen, and Others Join an NPR Bouquet – The Poetry Foundation

Briefly Noted – The New Yorker

Interview with the Guest Editor – Cahoodaloodaling

Dark Salt Sisters – WBRC

KKK Editorial is America’s Problem, Not Just Alabama’s – CNN

Southern Foodways Alliance Winter Symposium 2019 – Alabama News Center

How to Become a Poet: A Conversation with Ashley M. Jones – The Rumpus

In the Spotlight: Ashley M. Jones – AWP

Ashley M. Jones Discusses Her Experience As A Guest On Code Switch Live: Birmingham – See Jane Write

Magic City Poetry Festival Founder Ashley M. Jones – FACES of Birmingham – Style Blueprint

Ashley M. Jones on “What It Means To Say Sally Hemings – Poetry Society of America

The Story Cures: Ashley M. Jones – Charlotte Donlon

Local Spotlight: An Interview with Ashley M. Jones – Black Warrior Review

Ashley M. Jones – Euonia Solstice

An Interview with Ashley M. Jones by Ashley M. Jones – AWC

Congratulations to Ashley M. Jones, Winner of the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize in Poetry – Pleiades Press

Katherine Webb’s Bad Drawings for Good Poetry: Jones – The Bind

The Power of Poetry – Independent Publisher

The Bitter Southerner Summer Reading Roundup – The Bitter Southerner

Plenaries & Featured Speakers – Peace and Justice Studies Association Conference 2017

Pure Magic – Iron City Ink

Ashley M. Jones – The Magic City Poet – Origins Journal

Review: Magic City Gospel – Publishers Weekly

Poetry in a Time of Protest – The New Yorker

Review: Magic City Gospel – Verbicide

Review: Magic City Gospel – Fjords Review

Review: Magic City Gospel – Up the Staircase Quarterly

Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, &…ASFA’s Ashley M. Jones in The New Yorker – Alabama School of Fine Arts

Best 21 Books of 2016 – PANK Magazine

Never More Relevant: 50 Books for February, Black History and Beyond – Library Journal

Derrick Austin’s Anticipated Books of 2017 – Memorious Magazine

Writer in Residence in Miami–Ashley M. Jones – Alabama School of Fine Arts

Whoever Wants Honey Must Brave the Bees: Forthcoming Books for 2017 by Authors of African Descent – GoodreadsWhoever Wants Honey Must Brave the Bees: Forthcoming Books for 2017 by Authors of African Descent – Goodreads

Anticipated Literary Reads for Readers of Color 2017 – Goodreads

Poet Ashley M. Jones discusses her debut book MAGIC CITY GOSPEL – See Jane Write

Q&A with Writer Ashley M. Jones – Good Grit Magazine

Ashley Jones: Spreading the Magic City Gospel of a life for a black woman in Birmingham – The Birmingham Times

Writer to Writer: Ashley M. Jones – Girls’ Club

Alumnae poets publish new books – FIU News

Heartache and Humor – Ashley M. Jones’ poetry earns national acclaim – UAB Magazine

To Understand the World – B Metro Magazine

Ashley M. Jones’ MAGIC CITY GOSPEL Tells History of Alabama with Haunting Poetry – Just Add Color

Women Gather in Birmingham for ‘A More Perfect Union’ During Women’s History Month – Birmingham Times

Meet Ashley Jones – Alabama School of Fine Arts

A few words from editors Ashley Jones and Chris Campanioni – [PANK] Magazine

FIU MFA Spotlight: Ashley M. Jones – MFA in Creative Writing at FIU Blog

Ms. Jones Reads to Her Fans – Alabama School of Fine Arts

B-Metro Honors Ashley M. Jones & Frank E. Adams as Champions of Bham’s Revival – Alabama School of Fine Arts

B-Metro Magazine 2015 Fusion Awards – B Metro

Look Out For These 6 Up-And-Coming Women Writers – Huffington Post

2015 Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award Winners

2015 Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award Winners Video

Alumna Ashley Jones Wins National Writing Award – UAB

Ashley Jones wins PRESTIGIOUS Writers Award , Headed to NYC – Alabama School of Fine Arts

Ashley M. Jones to receive a 2015 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award – Alabama Writer’s Forum

ASFA creative writing faculty member receives prestigious Rona Jaffe award – Arts Bham

Birmingham writer, UAB grad wins national award, $30,000 prize –

UAB grad wins national writers’ award and $30,000 grant – UAB News

Recent graduate named outstanding emerging writer – FIU

Poets & Writers Maureen Egen Writer’s Exchange Press Release – Poets and Writers

Poetry That Breaks Silence – Miami New Times

Speech Actions – Miami New Times

Episode 71 – Only In Miami Show

Miami Poetry Read-Outs To Fight Policy Brutality – Miami New Times

Young Voices Will Rise During the O, Miami SPEAKtacular – Miami New Times

Pork, Pain, Bananas, and all the Usual Poetry Stuff –

Interview With Ashley M. Jones – Geoffrey Philip Blog

Interview With David Lehman for Gulfstream Literary Magazine – Best American Poetry Blog

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