Jon Alston

Rexburg, ID 83440

Author's Bio

Life is complicated, at best. It's why we do anything in the arts. I write because I don't understand the world in the least, and through words I try to explore what it means to live.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Pieces
(Copilot Press, 2014)
Journals: 
Calliope, convergence journal, Crack the Spine, The Binnacle, Conium Review
Prizes Won: 
Honorable Mention, Tenth Annual International Ultra-Short Competition sponsored by The Binnacle at The University of Maine at Machias, 2013 Designer, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission public arts grant, June 2013 Photographer, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission public arts grant, February 2012 1st place (Poetry), Bazzanella Literary Award, 2012 1st place (Poetry), Bazzanella Literary Award, 2011 1st place (Fiction), Bazzanella Literary Award, 2009

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The House of the Wolfings by William Morris
,
The Merry Muses of Caledonia by Robert Burns
,
Don Quixote by Cervantes

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Christian
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Sacramento
Raised in: 
Loomis, CA
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Last updated: Aug 07, 2015