Shannon Tate Jonas will be releasing his first book of poetry, Battle Sleep, winner of the 2014 Brick Road Poetry Press Prize, Thursday, March 24, at 8 pm, at So & So Books, 704 N. Person St., Raleigh, NC, 27604. Please see his author bio below, and please visit his website, shannontatejonas.com for more information. Refeshments will be provided.
Shannon Tate Jonas has poems that have appeared in Barrow Street, Cut Bank, Diagram, Good Foot, Hotel Amerika, The Iowa Review, RHINO, So & So Magazine, Third Coast, Tight, and Typo. His chapbook Compathy was published by Cannibal Press. Originally from the Blue Ridge Mountains region of Virginia, he holds an MFA from the University of Arkansas and a PhD from Western Michigan University. Battle Sleep, winner of the Brick Road Poetry Press Prize, is his first published book-length collection of poems.