J. G. McClure


Author's Bio

J.G. McClure holds an MFA from the University of California – Irvine. His poetry and prose appear widely, including in Best New Poets, Gettysburg Review, Green Mountains Review, and The Pinch, among others. He is the author of the poetry collection The Fire Lit & Nearing (Indolent Books 2018), and the translator of a forthcoming collection. His work has been nominated for awards and honors including the Pushcart Prize, Best American Essays, and Best of the Net. He is a book reviewer for several journals including Colorado Review and Rain Taxi. A former instructor at UC-Irvine, Jonathan teaches a variety of online courses in poetry and prose, as well as private coaching. See more at jgmcclure.com

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The Fire Lit & Nearing (Indolent Books, 2018)

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Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
Columbia, MO
Raised in: 
Greensboro, NC
North Carolina
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Last update: May 21, 2019