Robert Jones, Jr. is a writer from New York City. He received his B.F.A. in creative writing, and M.F.A. in fiction from Brooklyn College. He has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times, Essence and The Paris Review. He is the creator and curator of the social-justice, social-media community Son of Baldwin, which has over 275,000 members across platforms. The Prophets is his debut novel.
Michaela Kalowski is an interviewer and facilitator. She regularly interviews and conducts panel discussions at writers and ideas festivals. She's presented radio programs & conducted interviews on ABC RN, Local Radio and Classic FM. Recent interviews include Margaret Atwood, Trent Dalton, Holly Ringland and Tim Flannery.