Abigail Jones

Senior Writer
Abigail Jones

Abigail Jones is an award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author. Her Newsweek cover story, “Life After Eleven Years of Captivity, Rape and Torture: Michelle Knight’s Story,” won the 2016 Front Page Award for Best Magazine Interview from the Newswomen’s Club of New York. Previously, she worked at the Forward, The Daily and The Atlantic, and freelanced widely. She co-authored the 2007 New York Times and #1 Boston Globe bestseller “Restless Virgins: Love, Sex, and Survival in Prep School,” now a Lifetime Original Movie. She is also an Ochberg Fellow in trauma journalism. She has an M.A. in Arts and Culture Journalism from the Columbia Journalism School, an M.S. in Creative Writing from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and a B.A. in English from Dartmouth College.

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