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Solomon Jones

Solomon in North Philly (Photo by Jessica Griffin)

Solomon in North Philly (Photo by Jessica Griffin)

AWARD WINNING columnist, critically-acclaimed novelist, husband of one, and dad of three, Solomon is the author of eight novels, including the critically-acclaimed “Pipe Dream” (Random House). He has been featured nationally by media outlets like NPR and CNN Headline News. Formerly a professor of creative writing at Temple University, Solomon is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in numerous publications, including EssenceNewsday, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. In 2013, Solomon along with prominent authors like Noam Chomsky, was selected as one of 50 writers representing Philadelphia’s literary legacy. He is the creator of Words on the Street, a program that works with national and local partners to help students and parents improve literacy through writing. Solomon, a lifelong Philadelphian, is senior writer for Axis Philly and a columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News. He blogs for Newsworks and his latest novel is “The Dead Man’s Wife.”