Arlitia Jones is a poet, playwright from Anchorage, Alaska. Her short play Tornado was chosen for the 38th Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival and as the 2014 National Award Winner Summer Shorts Festival with City Theatre, Miami, Florida. Come to me, Leopards
received a workshop production in 2013 at Cyrano’s Theatre. Rush at Everlasting premiered at Perseverance Theatre in 2014. In 2014 she received an Individual Artists Fellowship from the Rasmuson Foundation. She is alum of Seattle Repertory Theatre’s Playwrights’
Group. Summerland received a workshop production from Seattle Rep in the New Play Festival 2014. She has enjoyed residencies at Hedgebrook and with Djerassi Resident Artists Program and participated as an emerging playwright in the 2013 Director’s Lab at
Lincoln Center. She is co-founder of TossPot Productions (tosspotproductions.org). Her volume of poetry The Bandsaw Riotswon the Dorothy Brunsman Award for Poetry from Bear Star Press, Cohasset, CA in 2001. Along with Michael Evan Haney, Jones co-adapted A Christmas Carol for Perseverance Theatre. She is currently at work on her latest script The Ugly Children of Eve, a fairy tale for
the working class. Member of the Dramatists’ Guild of America.