Lois P. Jones’s poetry has published in American Poetry Journal, Raven Chronicles, Qarrtsiluni, Rose & Thorn, Tiferet, San Diego Poetry Annual and other print and on-line journals in the U.S. and abroad. Since 2008 she is a host on KPFK’s long-running radio series in Los Angeles, Poet’s Cafe (90.7 FM Pacifica Radio), produced by Marlena Bond which airs the 2nd, 4th and 5th Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. Lois co-produces the Moonday West reading series in Pacific Palisades. She is the Poetry Editor of Kyoto Journal and a four-time Pushcart Nominee as well as a 2010/2011 nominee for Best New Poets and a 2012 nominee for Best of the Net. In 2010 her poem “Ouija” was selected as Poem of the Year by judge Dana Goodyear.
Publications and Prizes
San Diego Annual (William Harry Harding--Garden Oak Press, 2012), Chopin With Cherries (Moonrise Press, 2010)
American Poetry Journal, Arsenic Lobster, ASKeW, California Quarterly, Kyoto Journal, Loch Raven Review, Pirene's Fountain, Prism Review, Qarrtsiluni, Quill & Parchment, The Raven Chronicles, The Rose & Thorn, The Sierra Nevada Review, Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature, Web del Sol
2012 Tiferet Writing Contest (Poetry); 2012 Liakoura Poetry Prize; Poem of the Year - IBPC 2010
Second Place, Judged by Fiona Sampson First Place, Judged by Kwame Dawes First Place, Judge by Fleda Brown