Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Kima Jones of Triangle House Literary

Kima Jones is a literary agent with Triangle House Literary.

Kima Jones is the founder of Jack Jones Literary Arts, a Los Angeles-based book publicity agency for black and brown writers, where, for five years, she worked as lead strategist on all publicity campaigns. In 2017, Kima founded the Jack Jones Literary Arts retreat—a two-week respite and book incubator for black and brown nonbinary and women writers. The Los Angeles Times called Kima “2018’s literary breakthrough” and “an important new voice on the national stage.” In 2019, Kima founded Culture, Too—a mentorship conference for black and brown cultural critics.

In the spring of 2021, Kima Jones joined Triangle House Literary as an agent where she is interested in representing literary fiction, essay collections, memoir, hybrid texts, commercial fiction, poetry, speculative fiction, science fiction, and horror. She brings more than a decade of marketing and publicity experience into her agenting negotiations.

Triangle House Literary is a boutique literary agency founded in 2019 in partnership with the literary community at Triangle House. Our clients have won the PEN Bingham Award, been listed for NYPL Young Lions 5 Under 35, The Center For Fiction First Novel Prize, The PEN Jean Stein Award, The Oregon Book Award, The Kirkus Prize, The Edgar Awards, LAMBDA Awards, and the Believer Book Award and been named books of the year by The New York Times and NPR, among other honors.

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