About the Author
Saeed Jones, a 2010 Pushcart Prize Nominee, received his MFA in Creative Writing at Rutgers
University-Newark. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in publications like Bloom, Hayden's Ferry Review,
StorySouth, jubilat, West Branch, Weave, The Collagist, and Linebreak. His blog, "For Southern Boys Who Consider
Poetry," is dedicated to emerging queer poets of color.
When the Only Light Is Fire Paperback – November 15, 2011