Elizabeth J. Jones has lived and worked all her adult life in Bermuda. She has had published history books and numerous articles about Bermuda for The Bermudian magazine. Her novel A Dark Iris was a finalist for the 2018 CODE Burt Award for Young Adult Caribbean Literature. Her story The Ceremony appears in New Worlds, Old Ways, an anthology of speculative fiction, edited by Karen Lord. Other stories and memoir are included in The Stories We Tell, edited by Tobias S. Buckell, Take This Journey With Me, edited by Racquel Manley, and I Wish I Could Tell You, edited by Lynn Joseph.