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Jon Sands

Jon Sands is a winner of the 2018 National Poetry Series, selected for his second book, It’s Not Magic (Beacon Press, 2019). His work has been featured in the New York Times, as well as anthologized in The Best American Poetry. He facilitates the Emotional Historians writing workshop, which you can learn more about on IG at @iAmJonSands.

JON SANDS
If You Were On That Train

Jon Sands, Brooklyn-based poet known for electrifying readings, is the author of The New Clean (2011, Write Bloody Publishing), and star of the award-winning web-series Verse: A Murder Mystery. He is Director of Poetry Education at the Positive Health Project (syringe exchange in Midtown), an adjunct at CUNY, and a Youth Mentor at Urban Word-NYC.

Keith Haring says every audience member is an artist because they create the meaning of a piece of art

Jon Sands is a winner of the 2018 National Poetry Series, selected for his second book, It’s Not Magic (Beacon Press, 2019). His work has been featured in the New York Times, as well as anthologized in The Best American Poetry. He facilitates the Emotional Historians writing workshop, which you can learn more about on IG at @iAmJonSands.

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