Alden Jones’s story collection, Unaccompanied Minors, won the New American Fiction Prize and was a finalist for a Publishing Triangle Award and a Lambda Literary Award. Her memoir, The Blind Masseuse, was longlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award and named a top travel title of the year by Publishers Weekly, The Huffington Post, and A Traveler’s Library. Her stories and essays have appeared in New York Magazine, Agni, Prairie Schooner, the Iowa Review, The Rumpus, Psychology Today, Post Road, The Believer, and the Best American Travel Writing. She is core faculty in the Newport MFA, and also teaches creative writing and cultural studies at Emerson College, where she was recognized with the Alan Stanzler Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Finding My Way: A Conversation with Alden Jones
Dinah Lenney talks with Alden Jones about her latest book, “The Wanting Was a Wilderness.”...