Join Pomegranate Books for a reading and signing with local author and poet Jean Jones. Free and open to the public. Starts at 7pm at Pomegranate Books.

Jean will be reading his work in the newest addition of The Horror Zine, as well as sections of his other published works.


Jean Arthur Jones is an award-winning American poet and an editor. Jean Jones is co-editor with Bruce Whealton for the online magazine Word Salad Poetry Magazine. Jean lives in the Wilmington, Cape Fear North Carolina area. Jean has seen many of his poems published in various journals and books.

Jean Jones attended St. Andrews Presbyterian College and received his B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He later went on to receive an M.F.A. degree in creative writing from Bowling Green State University.

In 2008, Jean Jones received the through St. Andrews Presbyterian College, given to frequent contributors to St. Andrews Press and who make a contribution to the community.

In addition, Jean Jones received the Bowling Green State University Irina Ratushinskaya Freedom Book Award, and the UNC Wilmington Creative Writing Program Book Award.

In 2005, Jean Jones received the LizBeth poetry award from the zine.

Publications and Recognition
Jean Jones frequently can be found featured on the Port City Poets section of the Star News Online, as seen here: Jean Jones – Port City Poets
In 2008 St. Andrews Press published a collection of poems by Jean Jones entitled The Birds of Djakarta

Other Publications include:

Beyond Good and Evil
For BJ: My Brother, featured in The Simple Vows Anthology.
Out of the Storm, The White Witch, The Angel of Death and How it Must Feel to Be God, in And Now the Nightmare Begins: The Horror Zine
Jean Jones – Port City Poets
The Birds of Djakarta Jean Jones. Laurinburg, North Carolina
Jones, Jean (1999). Beyond Good and Evil. Fifth World Resources.
Kemp Gregory, Lali Hughes, Don Meagher, Matthew Gregory, Chris Cooke, eds. (2008). The Simple Vows Anthology.
Rector, Jeani (2010). “Jean Jones”. In Jeani Rector. And Now the Nightmare Begins: The Horror Zine.