Winner of the 1999 Jane Kenyon Chapbook Award
“Alice Jones’ Isthmus, a book-length love poem, explores the space where improbables meet, the arc of possibility for two lovers who have come together from opposite sides of the pacific.”
—Kinereth Gensler and Janet Kaplen
Available in both print and digital formats.
Alice Jones’s books of poems include The Knot and Isthmus from Alice James Books, Extreme Directions from Omnidawn, Gorgeous Mourning, which won the Robert H. Winner Award form the Poetry Society of America, and Plunge, was a finalist for the Northern California Book Award in Poetry. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and the National Endowment for the Arts. Poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Poetry, Boston Review, Volt, Denver Quarterly, Verse, and in anthologies including Best American Poetry; Blood and Bone: Poems by Doctors; Verse and Universe: Poems about Science. Awards include fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference and the National Endowment for the Arts, the First Annual Narrative Magazine Poetry Prize, and the Robert H. Winner and Lyric Poetry Awards from the Poetry Society of America. She practices psychoanalysis in Berkeley and is a founder and co-editor of Apogee Press.
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