Chris Jones is a poet and collaborator on artistic projects
Chris Jones has lived in Sheffield since 1990. He was awarded an Eric Gregory Award for his poetry in 1996. From 1997 to 1999 he worked as a writer-in-residence at Nottingham Prison. He was the Literature Officer for Leicestershire for five years and then spent some time as a freelance writer and poetry festival organiser. He currently teaches creative writing at Sheffield Hallam University.
In 2007 he published his first full-length collection, The Safe House, with Shoestring Press.
In 2013 he published a chapbook with Shoestring Press entitled Jigs and Reels and his work featured in the Longbarrow Press anthology The Footing, publishing his sequence on Pre-Reformation wall art and its destruction ‘Death and the Gallant’.
In June 2015 he published his second full-length poetry collection Skin with Longbarrow Press.
Poetry, artistic collaboration, the process of writing creatively
Social Sciences and Arts
BA CW, BAE,
Writing Now, Creative Writing Poetry, Major Project
Developing a verse novel; completing other poems toward my next collection
Paul Evans (artist). See website for more details
Jones, C. (2015). Skin. Sheffield: Longbarrow Press. https://longbarrowpress.com/current-publications/chris-jones/
Jones, C. (2013). Jigs and reels. Nottingham: Shoestring Press.
Theses / Dissertations
Roche-Jacques, S.J. (2013). Time, space and action in the dramatic monologue : Men, women and mice. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Earnshaw, S., & Jones, C.
External Examiner OCA, Barnsley
Encounters before Imagination: A poetics for non-human animal encounters
Dramatic Monologue and Poetry