​Somebody Jones is a Los Angeles native playwright/dramaturg, currently living, working, and dreaming in London. Jones received a bachelor’s in Theatre with an Emphasis in Playwrighting from the University of Southern California and a master’s in Dramaturgy and Writing for Performance from Goldsmiths University of London. Jones’s work celebrates and champions Black culture in all of its charms and complexities. The playwright primarily works within the genres of horror, magical realism, verbatim, and recently, Black fantasy.

The name Somebody Jones means the more you run from your past, the more you'll run into it.

Somebody Jones is currently a part of SoHo Theatre's Writers' Lab and an Artistic Associate with Nouveau Riche.


In 2021, Jones was a Creative Associate at Jermyn Street Theatre (London) and a part of Boston Court's first Playwrights' Group (Los Angeles).