Jones, Saeed

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Name
Jones, Saeed Gender: M
born on 26 November 1985 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Memphis, Tennessee, 35n09, 90w03
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 04°03' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 21°34 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 16°49'



Biography

American poet whose debut collection Prelude to a Bruise was named a 2014 finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry. Jones is also executive editor for culture at Buzzfeed.

Jones has been a winner of the Pushcart Prize, the Joyce Osterwell Award for Poetry from the PEN Literary Awards, and the Stonewall Book Award-Barbara Gittings Award for Literature, and a nominee for the 2014 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry. Jones has been featured on PBS NewsHour's poetry series and on "So Popular! with Janet Mock" on MSNBC.

Jones also writes an advice column for BuzzFeed's READER newsletter entitled "Dear Ferocity."

Jones grew up in Lewiston, Texas. He attended college at Western Kentucky University, then earned an MFA at Rutgers University-Newark. Jones now lives in New York City.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes him on Twitter: "Justin Timberlake and I were both born in Memphis, TN" [1], "my birthday (11/26) is so close to Thanksgiving" [2], "I was born in 1985" [3], "*pops gum* Lest you forget my Libra rising-Zodiac mafia status" [4]. A speculative time of 3 a.m. gives libra rising.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Race (Black)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Gay
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award