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Author: Richard Jones

Richard Jones is the author of several books of poetry, including COUNTRY OF AIR (Copper Canyon Press, 1986), The Blessing, APRPOS OF NOTHING (Copper Canyon Press, 2006), STRANGER ON EARTH (Copper Canyon Press, 2018), and AVALON (Green Linden Press, 2020). He is also the award-winning editor of Poetry East and over the last four decades has curated its many anthologies, including The Last Believer in Words, Bliss, Origins, Wider than the Sky, and London.

A Perfect Time
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A Perfect Time

Copper Canyon Press

Poetry. In A PERFECT TIME, Richard Jones invokes the essential joy, suffering, and spiritual awakening of the attentive life. Jones develops rhythms of natural conversation and a relaxed tone, adding narrative and a sharp eye for detail, to produce ...

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APROPOS OF NOTHING
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APROPOS OF NOTHING

Copper Canyon Press

Poetry. Richard Jones is a poet of uncommon perceptual gifts and emotional depth. Long admired for his storytelling and candid, unadorned diction, Jones mines daily life to reveal our quietest moments and best selves. "Jones can be stunning, effortl...

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AT LAST WE ENTER PARADISE
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AT LAST WE ENTER PARADISE

Copper Canyon Press

Poetry. Richard Jones's second collection is an ambitious, symphonic collection of poems on grief, loss, and human separateness. He develops rhythms of natural conversation and a relaxed tone, adding narrative and a sharp eye for detail, to produce ...

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Avalon
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Avalon

Green Linden Press

Poetry. "Richard Jones's new poems typically start out on common ground, but after only a few lines, a seemingly effortless shift occurs that transports his reader into magical realms of the spirit and imagination, some serene, others sorrowful. Jon...

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The Correct Spelling and Exact Meaning
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The Correct Spelling and Exact Meaning

Copper Canyon Press

Poetry. Richard Jones examines the details of daily life as though through a child's eyes, taking in every wondrous moment as if time were nonexistent, yet with the intensely painful understanding that the elemental world of the family is fleeting. ...

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COUNTRY OF AIR
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COUNTRY OF AIR

Copper Canyon Press

The Minor Key
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The Minor Key

Green Linden Press

Richard Jones has written a magical book that sings of daily joys and the transcendent sorrows. In tune with unexpected harmonies in our lives, THE MINOR KEY exudes a sense of strangeness and eccentricity but possesses a clarity of vision that recas...

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Paris
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Paris

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Poetry. In PARIS, Richard Jones establishes himself as the flâneur, walking through the city and, in turn, his own life experiences. Although Jones places his poems against a storied and legendary backdrop, the poems themselves are deeply intimate a...

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Stranger on Earth
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Stranger on Earth

Copper Canyon Press

Poetry. Richard Jones's prodigious volume travels the wide arc of a lifetime in Proustian detail. He remembers a peripatetic upbringing, travels to London and Paris, separation from and reunion with his wife in the Italian countryside, morning tea w...

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