Wayne Allen Jones, publisher of fractaledgepress, is active in Chicago's open mic poetry performance scene. He has published three volumes of poetry, Stone Works, The A Poems, and Decades of Rehearsal. He has a PhD in English from Harvard, and won two Hopwood Awards at the University of Michigan. He taught English at UIC and the University of Miami. He teaches Writing for Psychologists at Roosevelt University where he earned a Masters degree in Clinical Professional Psychology, and he provides psychotherapy to older clients at a Chicago nursing home. He is a member of the Poets Club of Chicago. His next books will be The Decalogue and Sight Lines.
Wayne Allen Jones and Michael Springate are collaborating on a project that is being performed at 32nd&Urban on October 27.