Edward P. Jones, the New York Times bestselling author, has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award for The Known World
Edward P. Jones was born and raised in Washington, D.C.
Winner of the Pen/Hemingway Award and recipient of the Lannan Foundation Grant,
Jones was educated at Holy Cross College and the University of Virginia. His
first book, Lost in the City was originally published by William Morrow
in 1992 and shortlisted for the National Book Award. Mr. Jones was named a
National Book Award finalist for a second time with the publication of his debut
novel The Known World (Amistad 2003). He lives in Arlington, Virginia.