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THE UNTELLING
Tayari Jones
Grand Central Publishing
Trade Paperback; 336 pages
Trim Size: 5-1/4” x 8”
9780446694568; $14.99 ($19.49 CAN)

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LEAVING ATLANTA
Tayari Jones
Grand Central Publishing
Trade Paperback; 272 pages
Trim Size: 5-1/4” x 8”
9780446690898; $14.99 ($19.49 CAN)

Tayari Jones is blessed with vision to see through to the surprising and devastating
truths at the heart of ordinary lives, strength to wrest those truths free, and a gift of
language to lay it all out, compelling and clear.
— Michael Chabon
Tayari Jones has emerged as one of the most important voices of her generation.
— ESSENCE
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Tayari Jones is the author of four novels, including Silver Sparrow, The Untelling, and Leaving Atlanta. Jones holds degrees from Spelman College, Arizona State University, and the University of Iowa. Sheserves on the MFA faculty at Rutgers and blogs on writing at She lives in Brooklyn.

An Associate Professor in the MFA program at Rutgers-NewarkUniversity, she is spending the 2017-18 academic year as the Shearing Fellow for Distinguished Writers at the Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black MountainInstitute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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