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Poems written by Jean Arthur Jones. Poetry published by Bruce Whealton.
Poetry written by Jean Jones, Edited and with Introduction by Scott Urban
This is a collection of poetry written by Jean Jones. The collection is edited and published by Bruce Whealton. It is a work in progress still. There will be at least 40 poems in this collection when it is finished.
Jean Jones attended college at St. Andrews Presbyterian College, and received his B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina in Wilmington. He later went on to receive an M.F.A. degree in Creative Writing at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Among his awards include the Irina Ratushinskaya Freedom Book Award at Bowling Green State University and the UNC-Wilmington Creative Writing Program Book Award. Besides being published by numerous literary magazines including St. Andrews Review, The Pembroke Review and Kansas Quarterly, Jean has been published by the following online magazines: fuse magazine, tribalsoulkitchen, Beautiful Nuance, Poetic Rainbows, Germination, King David, mockfear zine, The Quill & Ink, lunatic chameleon, mageworld, ZCPortal, Ravens Three, Epiphany, Mystic Prophet, and Decompositions. In 2005, Jean became the winner of the 2005 LizaBeth poetry award from the online magazine, Beautiful Nuance. http://www.bycliffordagreen.com/beautiful.html. He also was recently published in Volume One Spring 2005 of Gravity Hill and Cairn 40, both from St. Andrews College Press as well as The Simple Vows Anthology and his book of poems, Beyond Good and Evil, can be found at Amazon.com. Jean Jones' latest book, Birds of Djakrta, was published in 2008 by St.Andrews Press from St. Andrews College in Laurinburg, NC. He also received the Ethel Fortner Award from St. Andrews College in 2008, a rare prize given by the College to whom it finds helps other writers in the community as well as writes well. Jean's latest book, Tornado, by Shaking Outta My Heart Press, will be upcoming in May, 2009.
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