Biography of Elizabeth J. Jones


Born and raised in the United Kingdom, Elizabeth J. Jones left for Bermuda after graduating from the University of East Anglia. Since then she has lived all her adult life on the island. Formerly a lecturer in English at the Bermuda College, she has for many years been a freelance writer. She has had published non-fiction books, including histories of the iconic Bermudian calypso band, the Talbot Brothers and of the Bermuda Post Office. Her young adult novel, A Dark Iris was a finalist for the 2018 CODE Burt Award for Young Adult Caribbean Literature. Her story The Ceremony appears in New Worlds Old Ways, an anthology of speculative fiction, edited by Karen Lord. Other stories and memoir are included in The Stories We Tell, edited by Tobias S. Buckell, Take This Journey With Me, edited by Rachel Manley, and I Wish I could Tell You, edited by Lynn Joseph.

She also enjoys writing for The Bermudian magazine about all aspects of Bermuda, including its wildlife, history, culture and people.