lit vita - Paul Jones
Paul M. Jones -
Born: Hickory, NC February 5, 1950
Education: BS in Computer Science 1972 NCSU
English Graduate Courses at one per semester about 6 semesters UNC-CH
MFA Poetry 1993 Warren Wilson College
Director of MetaLab, UNC-CH
Faculty School of Journalism and Mass Communication, UNC-CH
Faculty School of Information and Library Science, UNC-CH
Editor of Internet Poetry Archive (UNC Press 1994 - present)
Director of ArtsCenter's Poets' Exchange (1978-1990)
Vice-President of the North Carolina Writers' Network (1984-1987)
Poetry Editor of Cardinal, An Anthology of North Carolina Writers
Reviewer: Reviews and articles in Pembroke Magazine, Southern
Humanities Review, The Independent (Durham,NC), Winston-Salem
Journal and Charlotte Observer.
Critical Writing (other than reviews):
"A Stone in the Midst of 'Easter 1916'" American Conference of Irish Studies.
Southern Regional Conference. March 1992.
Headnote on Raymond Carver, D. C. Heath Anthology of American
Literature (October 1993).
Teacher's Guide entry on Raymond Carver, D. C. Heath Anthology of American
Literature (Spring 1994).
Interview with Charles Edward Eaton. Paintbrush, Northeast Missouri
State University Autumn 1992.
Hellas Award Finalist - 1993
Guy Owen-Tom Walters Poetry Contest (Charles Wright-final judge) North
Carolina State University - Second Place - 1992
Chapbook Award (Maxine Kumin-final judge) North Carolina Writer's Network -
Carolina Quarterly Poetry Prize - 1979
Cold Mountain Review Poetry Contest - Finalist - 1980
Lyricist Poetry Contest - Mention - 1980, 1984
NC Arts Council Writers Fellowship - 1981
Emergent Poets Reading Series Competition (WUNC radio) 1987
Writers and Readers Series Competition (NCWN) - 1988
Theodore Christian Hoefner Award (Southern Humanities Review) -
North Carolina Poetry Society Awards - 2018
- Mary Ruffin Poole American Heritage Award - First Place
- Joanna Catherine Scott Award - First Place
- Katherine Kennedy McIntyre Light Verse Award - Second Place
Academy of American Poets
American Conference for Irish Studies
Associated Writing Programs
Friends of Writers
Modern Language Association
Modern Poetry Association
North Carolina Writers Conference
North Carolina Writers Network
Poets and Writers, Inc.