Jon Thompson

Jon Thompson teaches at North Carolina State University, where he edits Free Verse: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry & Poetics and the single-author poetry series Free Verse Editions, published by Parlor Press. His first collection was The Book of the Floating World (2007); in 2009, he published a collection of lyrical essays, After Paradise: Essays on the Fate of American Writing. His new manuscript is Landscape with Light, a collection of poems that meditates upon the landscape in iconic American films.

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