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Author: Alice Jones

Alice Jones's collections of poetry from Alice James Books are The Knot, which won the Beatrice Hawley Award, and Isthmus, winner of the Jane Kenyon Chapbook Award. Extreme Directions (The fifty four moves of Tai Chi Sword) was published by Omnidawn Press. Books from Apogee Press are GORGEOUS MORNING, PLUNGE, a finalist for the Northern California Book Award in Poetry, and VAULT. Poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Poetry, Verse, Boston Review, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Kenyon Review, and in anthologies including Best American Poetry; Blood and Bone: Poems by Doctors; and Verse and Universe: Poems about Science. Awards include fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference and the National Endowment for the Arts, the First Annual Narrative Magazine Poetry Prize, and the Robert H. Winner and Lyric Poetry Awards from the Poetry Society of America. She practices in Berkeley and is a training and supervising analyst at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis.

Gorgeous Mourning
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Gorgeous Mourning

Apogee Press

Poetry. "GORGEOUS MORNING is an ingenious book-length prose poem sequence with one-word titles such as 'Attend,' 'Dread,' and 'Glean.' Each poem gathers a constellation of sentences phonetically or thematically suggested by that word. The method is ...

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Plunge
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Plunge

Apogee Press

Poetry. "With PLUNGE, Alice Jones brilliantly and with beautiful tact revives the art of menippean satire. In our disfigured state, she finds somehow surviving vivid emblems of our moral nature and brings them to the fore. En route, she proves willi...

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Vault
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Vault

Apogee Press

Poetry. From the celestial vault to the crypt, from the bank vault to memory, from gymnastics to the cultural vaults of dictionary, encyclopedia, folk lore and myth, these poems embody all the meanings of the word. Just as a vault can hold or leap, ...

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