Candrice Jones


Playwright, poet, and educator Candrice Jones is from Dermott, Arkansas. Candrice has been honored to have been a fellow at Callaloo for poetry at Brown University and in London. She has also been a VONA Playwriting Fellow, and CalArts MFA Critical Studies recipient. Candrice's primary goal as a writer is to write love letters for and to women of the American South. She is the author of the full-length play, Crackbaby,FLEX (developed at the 2020 Humana Festival of New American Plays), and A Medusa Thread (developed at The Playwrights Center in 2020). She has been a resident fellow at the Ground Floor at Berkley Rep, the Bay Area Playwrights’ Festival, and MacDowell’s Colony of the Arts. She is scheduled to be a resident playwright at Djerassi’s Colony of the Arts in 2021. Candrice was a 2019-20 Many Voices Fellow at The Playwrights’ Center and is currently a 2020-21 Jerome Fellow. She lives and works in Minneapolis.