Abigail Jones


Abigail Jones is a writer, editor and New York Times bestselling author. She is a senior writer at Newsweek, where she has written cover stories on Jane Goodall, America's college drinking crisis, the sexualization of tween girls, and homophobia in figure skating. She has also investigated the Slender Man stabbing, Alzheimer's disease and a little-known housing solution for aging Americans. Before joining Newsweek, Jones worked at the Forward, The Daily and The Atlantic, and freelanced widely. She co-authored the New York Times nonfiction bestseller “Restless Virgins: Love, Sex, and Survival in Prep School,” now a Lifetime Original Movie. She has an M.A. in Arts and Culture Journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, an M.S. in Creative Writing from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and a B.A. in English from Dartmouth College. She lives in New York City.