J. Nicole Jones is the author of LOW COUNTRY, forthcoming from Catapult in early 2021.
LOW COUNTRY is a memoir of growing up the only girl in a family of bootleggers and gamblers in the South Carolina Low Country, and a portrait of that region’s history, folklore and myth; exploring intergenerational trauma, the ephemeral nature of fortune, and the real and imagined ghosts of the South.
Nicole Jones received an M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction from Columbia University in 2012. She is a former editor at VICE magazine and VanityFair.com. Her essays and writing have appeared in VICE, VanityFair.com, the Harper’s magazine website, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Salon, and others.