M.P Jones IV recently received a master’s in literature from Auburn University, where he read for Southern Humanities Review. He is also founder and editor-in-chief of Kudzu House Quarterly, a southern journal of literature & environment. His recent work includes poetry in The Painted Bride, Harpur Palate, Portland Review, Tampa Review, Canary Magazine, Town Creek Poetry, Cumberland River Review, and others; awards such as the 2012 Robert Hughes Mount, Jr. Poetry Prize and others; an article on W.S. Merwin’s recent poetry collection, The Shadow of Sirius in Merwin Studies; book reviews in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Valparaiso Poetry Review, and others, and a collection of poetry, Live at Lethe (Sweatshoppe Publications, 2013). He teaches first-year and creative writing courses at Point University in West Point, GA.
Publications and Prizes
Live at Lethe (Sweatshoppe Publications, 2013)
Bolts Of Silk, Canary, Grey Sparrow Journal, Harpur Palate, Painted Bride Quarterly, Portland Review, Tampa Review, The Centrifugal Eye, Town Creek Poetry, Wilderness House Literary Review, Willows Wept Review
Robert Hughes Mount, Jr., Poetry Prize (Auburn University): 2013-2014 selected by Jennifer Elise Foerster and 2014-15, selected by Peter Kline and Brittany Perham.