Kaylie Jones

Kaylie Jones

Kaylie Jones is the author of five novels, including A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries, which was made into a Merchant – Ivory film in 1998. The novel Celeste Ascending was published by Harper Collins in 2001, and the memoir Lies My Mother Never Told Me, was published to critical acclaim in 2009. She has been teaching creative writing for almost 25 years at The Writers Voice, SUNY Stony Brook –Southampton MFA Program, and the Wilkes University low-residency MFA Program, and is Chairman of the annual $10,000 James Jones First Novel Fellowship.