Shannon Tate Jonas is a university instructor/college professor of English/Creative Writing. He received his MFA in poetry from the University of Arkansas, and his PhD in English Literature from Western Michigan University. Please visit his Amazon.com Author Page, here: https://www.amazon.com/author/shannontatejonas.
He has two published books of poetry, Battle Sleep (2016) from Brick Road Poetry Press (Phenix City, AL) https://www.brickroadpoetrypress.com/ and The Rake (2020) from Garden Oak Press (San Diego/Rainbow, CA) https://gardenoakpress.com/.
His poem “Nights Alone with Frank” from the book Battle Sleep has recently been translated into Dutch by Jeroen van den Heuvel and appears in Hans Kluger #36. https://www.klugerhans.net/winkel/36-fenikscomplex/ Four other poems from Battle Sleep have also been translated by Jeroen van den Heuvel in the Dutch journal De Honinzaag https://www.honingzaag.nl/
He currently teaches creative writing at SUNY Fredonia and English courses at University at Buffalo, SUNY. With his wife and black mouth cur mongrel, he lives in Buffalo.