Jordi Alonso

Author's Bio

Jordi Alonso graduated with an AB in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing from Kenyon College in the spring of 2014, where he studied poetry and literary translation. He currently is the Turner Fellow in Poetry at SUNY Stony Brook Southampton and has been published or has work forthcoming in "The Southampton Review", "Noble/Gas Qtrly", "Roanoke Review", "The Lyric", and other journals. His first book, a collection of erotic poems inspired by Sappho entitled "Honeyvoiced" was published by XOXOX Press in November of 2014. He is the Poetry and Translation Editor of "The Whale". His chapbook, "The Lovers’ Phrasebook", is forthcoming from Red Flag Poetry Service in 2017

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Honeyvoiced
(XOXOX Press, 2014)
Prizes Won: 
Kentucky State Poetry Society, Chaffin/Kash award: second place “Maps”, 2015 Kentucky State Poetry Society, Dorothy Sutton award: third place “Sappho’s Letter to Atthis”, 2015 First W. Burgardt Turner Fellow in Poetry at SUNY Stony Brook, 2014 Kentucky State Poetry Society, Chaffin/Kash award: first place “Fragment 40”, 2013 The Lyric College Contest Winner “Sharing”, 2013

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist, Spanish American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, French, Spanish
Born in: 
Mexico City, Mexico
Raised in: 
Cincinnati, OH
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Last updated: Mar 07, 2016