Lois P. Jones’ awards include the Lascaux Poetry Prize in 2018, the Bristol Poetry Prize in 2017 and the Tiferet Poetry Prize in 2012, with work shortlisted for the Bridport Prize in poetry in 2016 and 2017. Jones has work published or forthcoming in anthologies including New Voices: Contemporary Writers Confronting the Holocaust (Vallentine Mitchell of London – 2019); The Poet’s Quest for God (Eyewear Publishing), and Wide Awake: Poetry of Los Angeles and Beyond (The Pacific Coast Poetry Series). Other publications include Narrative, American Poetry Journal, One, Tupelo Quarterly, The Warwick Review, Cider Press Review and Tinderbox Poetry Journal. Jones’ first collection of poems, Night Ladder, one Glass Lyre Press’s Editor’s Choice Award and listed for the Julie Suk Award. She hosts KPFK’s Poets Café in Los Angeles, is the poetry editor of Kyoto Journal and co-hosts the long running Moonday Poetry Series at the Flintridge Bookstore.
Author photograph by George Jisho Robertson.
Cover image – Lois P. Jones and Lia Brooks at Muzot (Veyras, Switzerland), October 2017.