Rodney Jones

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Rodney Jones’s books of poetry include Salvation Blues: 100 Poems, 1985-2005, which won the Kingsley Tufts Prize and was shortlisted for the Griffin International Poetry Prize; Elegy for the Southern Drawl (1999), a Pulitzer finalist; Things That Happen Once (1996), a Los Angeles Times Book Award finalist; and Transparent Gestures (1989), winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Other awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Jean Stein Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Jones is professor of English at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.


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