Candrice Jones


Playwright, poet, and educator, Candrice Jones teaches 12th grade English at Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas.  Candrice has been honored to have been a fellow at Callaloo for poetry at Brown University and London. She has also been a  VONA Playwriting Fellow, Ground Floor 2018 resident, 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 and FLEX, another full length play. Candrice also serves as board member of The Weekend Theater as the Educational Outreach Specialist as well as Ozark Living Newspaper. She was recently was honored the 2108 Arkansas Arts Council Individual Arts Playwriting Fellowship and named a Finalist for the 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival for FLEX.