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James Owens

JAMES OWENS is the author of a chapbook of poems, Loan of the Quick, and is a former editor of The Sow’s Ear Poetry Review. A native of Virginia, he received an MFA from the University of Alabama and now lives in La Porte, Indiana with his wife, Fonda, and their three children, where he works in educational assessment and wanders the dunes on the shore of Lake Michigan. He regularly reviews poetry and fiction for the online magazine The Pedestal. James Owens can be contacted through his Weblog, Eine Klage-Welt, at

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