Ashley Jones

Ashley M. Jones is the Poet Laureate of the State of Alabama (2022-2026). She holds an MFA in Poetry from Florida International University. As an author and award-winning poet, her work appears in or is forthcoming at CNN, POETRY, and more. She is co-director at PEN Birmingham, founding director of the Magic City Poetry Festival, teacher at the Alabama School of Fine Arts, and part of the Core Faculty of the Converse University Low Residency MFA Program.