Saeed Jones

Saeed Jones is a writer and editor based in New York, NY. Jones’ debut poetry collection, Prelude To Bruise (Coffee House Press), was the winner of the 2015 PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award For Poetry and the 2015 Stonewall Book Award/Barbara Gittings Literature Award. The collection was also a finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, as well as awards from Lambda Literary and the Publishing Triangle in 2015. He is a co-host of Buzzfeed’s morning show, AM to DM, and his memoir, How We Fight For Our Lives, is forthcoming from Simon & Schuster. Jones joined PEN America’s Board in 2016.