Richard Jones’s seven books from Copper Canyon Press include Stranger on Earth and The Blessing. Editor of Poetry East since 1980, he curates the journal’s many anthologies such as London, Cosmos, and Bliss. He also edits the free worldwide poetry app, “The Poet’s Almanac.” A new book, Paris, is forthcoming next year.
Three Ballerinas & Blue Plaques
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