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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 Author Page, here:

He has two published books of poetry, Battle Sleep (2016) from Brick Road Poetry Press (Phenix City, AL) and The Rake (2020) from Garden Oak Press (San Diego/Rainbow, CA)

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. Four other poems from Battle Sleep have also been translated by Jeroen van den Heuvel in the Dutch journal De Honinzaag

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.