About Rick Joines

Rick Joines is Reviews Editor for American Literary Review. His chapbook, Parádeisos, will be published by Anaphora Press, Fall 2011, and he has published poems in Quarterly West, Tusculum Review, 14by14, and Animus. He teaches Classical Literature at the University of North Texas.


Rick Joines Has written the following articles:


Rick Joines on the Gravity and Levity of Kay Ryan

Reviewed: The Best of It: New and Selected Poems by Kay Ryan. Grove Press, 2011. 288 pages. $14.95. Kay Ryan’s pulling-herself-up-by-her-own-muddied-Blundstone-bootstraps-story is already the stuff of legend.  After writing and publishing poems for 20 years or so in relative obscurity, in this last decade she became the darling of Poetry Magazine, won a Guggenheim and […]

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