Russell Jones

Rookie - 0 Points (1984)

Biography of Russell Jones

Russell Jones poet

Russell Jones is an Edinburgh-based writer and researcher. His work has been widely published internationally, winning recognition in a number of national and international competitions, and his collection of science fiction poems, “The Last Refuge”, was published in 2009 (Forest Press) . He co-moderates the poetry department of writersdock.org and writes articles on children’s literature fortherustykey.com. He is currently researching ‘The Science Fiction Poetry of Edwin Morgan’ and tutoring in Scottish Literature at Edinburgh University. He occasionally blogs his anguish and mutterings at www.poetrusselljones.blogspot.com

Russell’s current work is in creative writing (poetry) . He is interested in contemporary English and Scottish Literature, creative writing, contemporary poetry and poetic form. Russell has also researched and published on Edwin Morgan’s science fiction poetry.

Russell has also been shortlisted for and received a number of prizes and awards, specifically the Grierson Verse Prize (2007) , Bridport Prize (2007) , Eric Gregory Award (2008) , Scintilla Poetry Competition (2008) , Salopian Poetry Society Competition (2008) , Bridport Prize (2008) , Plough Poetry Prize (2008) , Carillons Open Poetry Competition (2008) , Aesthetica International Annual Creative Works Competition (2009) , Bridport Prize (2009) , The Writer’s Bureau Poetry Competition (2010) , and the Genomics Forum Poetry Competition (2011) .

Russell Jones's Works:

Jones, Russell, The Last Refuge (Edinburgh: Forest Press,2009) .



Poetry also published in:

The World’s Changing Faces
BBC Get Writing Anthology 2005
Citizen 32 “homeless” issue
Sentinal poetry magazine, may 05
The voice (multiple)
The drum (multiple)
Jabberwocky x2 (winter, spring)
Golden hour book
Masters V
ducts.org
Read This, issues 5/9
BBC Writer's Dock children's book
Platform Magazine, Nottingham
Earth Love (issue 29, November 2008 and issue 30)
Equinox (sep 08 and mar 09)
First time Magazine (issue 55,56 – March 2009)
Fire (issue 32, winter 09/10)
Scintilla 13 (spring 2009)
Salopoet (December 2008, June 09)
Frogmore Papers (iss 74, September 09)
This Collection (film project 2009)
Carillon magazine (23, march 09, issue 24 june 09)
Southbank centre online www.poetrymagazines.org.uk (equinox electronic form) (2009)
Golden hour 2 – sep 09
Aesthetica magazine – dec 09
Danse Macabre XXX – dec 09
Newleaf 26 (jan 2010) and 27 (late 2010)
United Press (poetry in motion) – 2010
Forward press ‘one in a million’ anthology – 2010
Cleaves 2 (april 2010) cleavesjournal.com
Freelance Market News – 2010
Eunoia (online journal) – jan 2011
PublishED (1st edition, nov 2010) (2nd edition, feb 2011)
Swiss Lounge Productions (Edwin Morgan Tribute) – dec 2010
NOMAD magazine – march 2011
“poetry beyond text – Chinese whispers” exhibition (Dundee Centre for Contemporary Art) march 2011
Theguidebook.org – expected 2011

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