art by mauricio alejandro ramos
|Â Â Lois P. Jones has work forthcoming in Eyewear and has published in Narrative Magazine, American Poetry Journal, Tupelo Quarterly, The Nassau Review, Sierra Nevada Review, The Warwick Review, and other journals in the U.S. and abroad. Lois' poems have won honors under judges Kwame Dawes, Fiona Sampson and others. New Yorker staff writer, Dana Goodyear selected "Ouija" as Poem of the Year in the 2010 competition sponsored by Web del Sol. She is the winner of the 2012 Tiferet Poetry Prize and the 2012 Liakoura Prize and is featured in The Tiferet Talk Interviews (2013), which includes transcriptions of interviews conducted by host Melissa Studdard and guests Robert Pinsky. Her work was long-listed in the The Poetry Review's international competition for 2015. She is host of "Poet's CafÃ©" (KPFK, Los Angeles 90.7 fm), and co-produces the Moonday poetry reading series at Flintridge Books in La Canada-Flintridge, California with Alice Pero. She is the Poetry Editor of Kyoto Journal and a multiple Pushcart nominee.