Saeed Jones

Biography

Saeed Jones, a 2010 Pushcart Prize Nominee, received his MFA in Creative Writing at Rutgers University – Newark. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in publications like Bloom, Hayden’s Ferry Review, StorySouth, Jubilat, West Branch, Weave, The Collagist, and Linebreak. His blog, “For Southern Boys Who Consider Poetry,” is dedicated to emerging queer poets of color.

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Books

When the Only Light Is Fire
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011 by Sibling Rivalry Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
In his debut chapbook of poetry, Saeed Jones walks on the periphery of the South, those places on the outskirts of town, in bars after midnight, and on dangerous backroads where most people keep their heads down or look the other way. wrap themselves in cloaks of masks and comfort; garments we learn are flammable if we stand too close to flames.

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