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a ribbon, loss, belonging, Elvis Presley, peonies, Sam Cooke's last words ("Lady, you shot me"), drowning, family, marooned, gold, skin, floral print, wind-swept, the sun, &c.


Junior Clemons received an M.F.A. in Writing from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, CA. His book, SO MANY MOUNTAINS BUT THIS ONE SPECIFICALLY, is currently available from Carville Annex Press.
He was born, lives, works and writes in San Diego, CA.

junior.clemons@gmail.com


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2014-2016
Photos of a Thing Being Taken Apart by a Friend for Zocalo Public Square
MOON NEWS
Featherboard Reading Series
SOUND:POETREE:: + Interview
Actually People Quarterly, Winter 2015: Self-help
ENIZAGAM Volume 9
Non-Standard Lit @ Gym Standard
Radar Reading Series
Phenome
Specter Magazine, No. 26: November, 2014
"You Suddenly Wonder" for Having A Coke With You
Equalizer: Second Series
Actually People Quarterly, Fall 2014: Sense Reading + Release Party Actually People Quarterly, Fall 2014: Sense (Guest Editor)
Actually People Quarterly, Summer 2014: Business
CARNATIONS w/ THE CREMATIONS
Reading at Mellow Pages
It Hasn't Stopped Being California Here by Jordan Karnes (Co-Editor)

2011-2013
Now That's What I Call Poetry Vol. III
Now That's What I Call Poetry Vol. I
Review of SO MANY MOUNTAINS... in Zen Monster #4
Actually People Quarterly, Summer 2013: Research & Development
Royal Postcard Press
Actually People Quarterly, Spring 2013: Real vs Fake
The Feralist #1
Legion Reading
Unnameable Books Reading
San Diego Local Authors Exhibit
Bird & Beckett Reading
SO MANY MOUNTAINS BUT THIS ONE SPECIFICALLY:
  Book Release + Interview
Writers Retreat 2012, 95472
Poets & Writers reading grant through James Irvine Foundation
Finalist for 1913 Press Prize for 1st Books
theNewerYork Issue #2
Actually People: 05/2012
NEW WAVE VOMIT
a Case For Making.
SUPER LEGIT
Actually People: 12/2011
Zen Monster #3
Futile Endeavors Foundation’s First Lecture Series
Actually People: 07/2011
Actually People: 06/2011
Audio Recording for Work by Julie Cloutier
Actually People: 01/2011

2008-2010
Bay Area Poetry Marathon
Reading + Q&A at Carville Annex
WORD. WORLD. 2010
Zocaló Public Square
SEMESTER OF LOVE
FiSHSPACE: Last Supper w/ emily jern-miller
Shiterature Vol. 1
BUMMER CITY
plaid review w/ emily jern-miller
elimae