Kima Jones has received fellowships from PEN Center USA Emerging Voices, Kimbilio Fiction,Yaddo and was named the 2014-2015 Gerald Freund Fellow at The MacDowell Colony. She has been published at Guernica, NPR, PANK, Scratch Magazine and The Rumpus among others. Her short story “Nine” received notable mention in Best American Science Fiction. Kima is an MFA candidate in fiction and Rodney Jack Scholar in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She is a founding board member of Makara Center for the Arts.
Kima lives in Los Angeles where she operates Jack Jones Literary Arts, a book publicity company.