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Jones teaches at UC Davis and hosts “Dr. Andy’s Poetry and Technology Hour” on radio station KDVS. Committed to outreach and cross-disciplinary thinking, Andy works with creative writers as advisor to Nameless Magazine, a journal of creative writing at UCD; as a technical and marketing advisor for The Davis Shakespeare Ensemble; as faculty advisor to Absurd Publications, a press founded by a number of his poetry students.
In the Davis community, Andy chairs the Cultural Action Committee. His publications include an essay on Beat Art and Poetry in Lifescapes Magazine, a book chapter on teaching writing and literature with Twitter, and three books of poetry.
The founder and CEO of Eager Mondays, LLC, Andy uses his web design, professional development, and social media marketing skills to support authors, businesses, and non-profit organizations. Winners of the Arts Advocacy Award established by Eager Mondays include the Sacramento Poetry Center, the Davis Shakespeare Ensemble, the Davis Poetry Book Project, Absurd Word Press, and the Golden Crown Literary Society.
Andy lives in Davis with his wife, their three children, and their English bulldog, Daffodil Jones.
Andy Jones, Poet Laureate of the City of Davis