Jon M. Pineda

Jon Pineda
  • Engl, Ling & Communication

Jon Pineda, Assistant Professor of English, is the author of the novel APOLOGY, winner of the 2013 Milkweed National Fiction Prize. His memoir SLEEP IN ME was a 2010 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and is currently being translated into Chinese. His poetry collections include THE TRANSLATOR’S DIARY, winner of the 2007 Green Rose Prize in Poetry from New Issues, and BIRTHMARK, winner of the 2003 Crab Orchard Award Series in Poetry Open Competition. His newest manuscript was a finalist for the National Poetry Series. He is the recipient of a Virginia Commission for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship and has twice served on faculty for the Kundiman Asian American Poets’ Retreat, held at Fordham University. His work has been featured in numerous literary journals and anthologies, including LANGUAGE FOR A NEW CENTURY (W.W. Norton) and ASIAN AMERICAN POETRY: THE NEXT GENERATION (U of Illinois Press).