Lois P. Jones’s poetry and
photographs have been published in American Poetry Journal, Raven
Chronicles, Qarrtsiluni, Rose & Thorn, Tiferet, and other print
and on-line journals in the U.S. and abroad. She is
co-founder of Word Walker Press and a documentarist of Argentina’s wine
industry. Since 2008 she has hosted 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 Moonday in the Village and is a co-host
of Moonday’s east side poetry reading at Flintridge Books.
She is the Poetry Editor of Kyoto Journal and a 2009/2010 Pushcart
Nominee as well as a 2010/2011 nominee for Best New Poets.
She is a frequent and grateful participant in the yearly San Miguel
Poetry Week, co-founded by Jennifer Clement and Barbara
Sibley. In 2010 her poem “Ouija” was selected as Poem of the
Year by judge Dana Goodyear and featured in Magma’s monthly
I like it when you’re quiet.
You asked for an R, for the ripening
Painting by Ali Al Ameri. Photograph by Susan Rogers.
© 2011 Lois P. Jones