About the Artist
Playwright, poet, and educator Candrice Jones is from Dermott, Arkansas. Candrice has been a VONA Playwriting Fellow and a 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 plays Crackbaby (2010 Wasserstein Prize Nomination) and FLEX (developed at the 2020 Humana Festival of New American Plays). She has been a resident fellow at Ground Floor housed by the Berkeley Rep, the Bay Area Playwrights’ Festival, and MacDowell’s Colony of the Arts. She is scheduled to be a resident playwright at Djerassi’s Colony of the Arts in the fall of 2020. Candrice lives and works in Minneapolis, where she has received a 2019-20 Many Voices Fellowship and a 2020-21 Jerome Fellowship from the Playwrights' Center.