Contributors to Poetry Salzburg Review J

CHRISTOPHER JACKSON's work has appeared in, amongst other places, Equinox, Inclement, Poetry Cornwall, Square, The Coffee House, The French Literary Review, The Journal, and The Interpreter's House. [PSR 21]

ROSIE JACKSON lives in Somerset and runs creative writing workshops in health care. She has taught in many educational and community venues including the University of East Anglia, Bethesda Writers' Centre Washington DC, Skyros Writers' Lab, and the Open College of the Arts. Her poetry has been published in Acumen, Ambit, and Tears in the Fence. [PSR 24]

SIMON JACKSON, born in Manchester, worked as an itinerant musician and teacher in Eastern Europe, North Africa and South America during the 1990s and now lives in Edinburgh. Reflections of Moonlight won the British Gas Young Playwright Award, Frankenstein, the Monster's Story for Theatre of Fire toured Britain, Ireland, and Belgium. His latest play, Shooting at the Balcony, is currently being produced for BBC Radio 4. [PSR 16]

NICHOLAS JAGGER is a poet and artist who lives in Yorkshire. His artwork includes painting and sculpture which, like his poetry, draws on historical and mythic subjects. His first book of poetry, Zarathustra, was published by Agenda Editions in 2010. His poetry has also been published in journals including Agenda, Stand, and The Warwick Review, and a group of his translations from Horace, Ovid, Petrarch, and Paz appeared in the journal Translation and Literature in 2008. [PSR 19]

DONA JALUFKA is an American artist living and working in Europe. She was born in Houston, Texas, where she studied Fine Arts, Photography, and Graphic Arts at the University of Houston. In 1990, she moved to Austria, where she studied printmaking at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. Her work was exhibited in the USA, Austria, Italy, and Germany. Her poetry has appeared in Peregrine and Möbius. [PSR 17]

JERZY JARNIEWICZ is a poet, translator, and literary critic. He is the author of nine critical books and eleven volumes of verse. The latest are Oranżada ("Orangeade"; 2005), Makijaż ("Make-up"; 2009), and Na dzień dzisiejszy i na chwilę obecną ("Today and at this moment in time"; 2012). He is a professor of English Literature at the University of Łódż and has for many years been associated with Literatura na świecie ("Literature and the World"), Poland's most important journal of translation. [PSR 25]

NIGEL JARRETT is a journalist, poet and short-story writer. In 1995, he won Rhys Davies Memorial Prize for contemporary short fiction; his winning entry Mrs Kuroda on Penyfan, has twice been broadcast by the BBC. His work has appeared in many international journals. Since the 1980s, he has been music critic of the South Wales Argus. [PSR 3]

MARIA JASTRZĘBSKA was born in Warsaw, Poland and came to England as a child. She now lives in Brighton. She has published three full-length collections: Syrena (Redbeck Press, 2004), Everday Angels (2009), and At the Library of Memories (2013; both Waterloo Press). She co-translated Elsewhere by Iztok Osojnik with Ana Jelnikar (Pighog Press, 2011). Her literary drama Dementia Diaries toured nationally in 2011 with Lewes Live Literature. [PSR 24]

KEITH JEBB's last two publications were tonnes (2008) and hide white space (2006), both from Kater Murr's Press. He runs the Creative Writing course at the University of Bedfordshire, is editor of Divergence, a new online journal of innovative writing and text-art, and is co-organizer of the Blue Bus poetry reading series in London. [PSR 7] [PSR 10] [PSR 16]

PHILIP JENKINS lives in Cardiff, Wales. His publications include The Fantasy Childhood Reset (Second Aeon, 1971), The Birth of Venus (Transgravity, 1973), A Sailor's Suit and Cap (Joe di Maggio, 1976), On the Beach with Eugène Boudin (Transgravity, 1978), Cairo (Books 1 & 2: Editions Grand Hôtel de Palme à Palerme, 1981; Book 3: Shearsman 63/64 (April 2005)), Travels with Kandy (Rigmarole, 1982), Lost Toys (Burnt Alaska, 1998), The Annotated Edition (Baked Alaska, 2009), and Eskimos at Two O' Clock (Fell Swoop, 2009). [PSR 10] [PSR 17]

MARTIN JERVIS lives in Leeds, England. His poetry has been published in the UK, the United States, Canada and Australia. He spends part of the year in India and has written a series of poems with an Indian theme. [PSR 8] [PSR 11]

CAROLYN JESS-COOKE's poetry has been published in Magma, Poetry London, Poetry Review, The SHOp, The Stinging Fly, and others. Her international bestselling prose has been translated into 22 languages. [PSR 25]

ANTONY JOHAE has a PhD in Comparative Literature (Essex, 1980) and has taught in England, Germany, Ghana, Tunisia, and Kuwait. Since 2009, he has lived in Lebanon and is now writing freelance. [PSR 18] [PSR 20] [PSR 23] [PSR 24] [PSR 25]

ADAM JOHNSON (1965-1993). Born in Stalybridge, Cheshire. Moved to London in 1984. Worked for the BBC, a theater booking agency, and a reference book publisher. Died in 1993 from an AIDS-related virus. Poems (Hearing Eye, 1992), The Spiral Staircase (Acumen, 1993), The Playground Bell (Carcanet, 1994). Forthcoming: Collected Poems (Carcanet, May 2003). [PSR 4]

JENNIFER JOHNSON. Born in Bakht-er-Ruda, Sudan. Came to England as a child. Has worked as an agriculturalist in Zambia. Now a publications assistant at the History of Parliament Trust. Poems in Stand, Rialto, Interpreter's House, Other Poetry, The Journal, The New Writer, The Yellow Crane, Pulsar, and others. [PSR 6]

JENNY JOHNSON was born in 1945 in Bristol, England. She was a "war babe", her father being an American naval officer and her mother an Anglo-Russian Jew. She was adopted and educated at The Red Maids' School, Bristol - the oldest girls' school in the country. Her main books are The Wisdom Tree (Collected Poems 1975-1993, University of Salzburg Press, 1993) and Neptune's Daughters (Expansions Unlimited, 1999). She lives in Nottingham. [PSR 3] [PSR 5] [PSR 7]

FRED JOHNSTON was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1951. He moved to Galway in 1976 where, in 1986, he founded Galway's now annual literature festival. At the moment he is involved in setting up a writers' centre in Galway. Eight collections of poems, two novels and a collection of stories have been published, along with three plays performed. He was a journalist for a number of years. Currently he teaches Creative Writing at Galway University. Recent publications: True North (Salmon Poetry, 1997), Paris without Maps (Northwords Folio, 2002), Being Anywhere (Lagan Press, 2002). His poetry has been published widely in magazines and newspapers such as TLS, The Sunday Times, The Independent, Poetry Ireland, The Irish Times, The Spectator, and The Honest Ulsterman. [PSR 4]

DEDWYDD JONES is a Welsh playwright, novelist and journalist. He has been writing for over thirty years and has produced a large body of work. His many plays range from the epic to the monologue, from satires to apocalyptic romps to historical dramas and domestic tragedies. [PSR 7]

DOUG JONES is 34 years old and has lived in east London since 1991. Currently studying under Clive Bush at Kings College London, doing a post graduate research project on the poet Bill Griffiths. His poems are heavily influenced by Griffiths and the late Bob Cobbing, also the group gathered around Writers Forum, which published Jones's bluegreen-grey. [PSR 4]

EVAN JONES was born in Toronto, Canada, and now lives in Manchester, England, where he has recently completed a PhD at the University of Manchester. His poems and translations have appeared in various journals, including Poetry Review, PN Review, Poetry Wales, Stand, Agenda, The SHOp, and The Wolf. His first collection Nothing Fell Today But Rain was published in Canada by Fitzhenry & Whiteside in 2003. [PSR 17]

PETER BEN JONES was born in Hampstead, London, read Science and Philosophy at King's College, London University. An Information Science career (medical research, nuclear power) coincides with his poetry output. The Blue, the Leaning-Down Blue was published by Poetry Salzburg in 1995. Prizes include The New York Avant Garde Award, Scottish National Open, and Iolaire Chapbook Award. He now lives in Welshpool, Wales. [PSR 4]

Originally from Bradford in West Yorkshire, TERRY JONES studied Literature at University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. He received a post-graduate qualification in teaching at Manchester University. Afterwards he worked in the construction industries in Germany and Greece. He has since taught access and degree courses at Carlisle College. He is married, with three grown-up daughters, and lives on the Cumbrian borders. His poetry has appeared in many UK magazines and newspapers, including Agenda, Envoi, Iota, Obsessed with Pipework, Poetry Review, The Dark Horse, The London Magazine, The Observer, and The Rialto. Poetry Salzburg published his pamphlet Furious Resonance in 2011. [PSR 20]

NORMAN JOPE was born in 1960 in Plymouth, where he currently lives and works as an administrator at the University College Plymouth St Mark & St John. Editor, Memes, 1989-94. Collections include For the Wedding Guest (Stride, 1997), The Book of Bells and Candles (Waterloo, 2009), Dreams of the Caucasus (Shearsman, 2010), and Aphinar (Waterloo, 2012). [PSR 7] [PSR 8] [PSR 9] [PSR 11] [PSR 13] [PSR 16] [PSR 19] [PSR 22]

ANDREW JORDAN lives in Southampton (UK). Edits 10th Muse magazine. Poems published in Angel Exhaust, Oasis, PN Review, Shearsman, and Stand. His most recent collection of poems is Ha Ha (Shearsman, 2007). [PSR 16]

ANTHONY JOSEPH was born in Trinidad, moving to the UK in 1989. His publications include Teragaton (Poison Engine Press, 1997), the novel The African Origins of UFOs (2006), and Bird Head Son (2009; both Salt). He lectures in Creative Writing at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is an AHRC scholar and doctoral candidate at Goldsmiths College. He lives in London. [PSR 21]

TREVOR JOYCE co-founded New Writers' Press with Michael Smith in Dublin. He moved to Cork in 1984, where, under the short-lived imprint Melmoth Press, he published Brian Coffey's last volume of poetry. He still lives in Cork, where for many years he worked as a systems analyst for Apple Computer. Eight earlier books of poetry, along with much new material, were collected in the 2001 volume with the first dream of fire they hunt the cold (NWP/Shearsman). His most recent collections are What's in Store (NWP/The Gig, 2007), a gathering of new work since 2001, and Courts of Air and Earth (Shearsman, 2008), which contains all his translations from Middle and Early-Modern Irish. He co-founded SoundEye Festival in 1997, and has been a director of the festival since then. He is a member of Aosdána. [PSR 15]

GARY JUDE comes from London and for the last seven years has been living in Switzerland. He works as a freelance Photoshop retoucher and English teacher. He has previously had poems published in Acumen, The Wolf, Iota, White Leaf Review, and Orbis. [PSR 19]

JENNIFER JUNEAU's poems and fiction have appeared in Seattle Review, Poetry International, Outsider Ink, and Writers' Journal. Currently, she is studying English Language, Literature and Linguistics at the University of Zurich. [PSR 7]