The New Book, Radiation King
Jason’s new book, Radiation King, won the Idaho Prize for Poetry, and was published by Lost Horse Press in April, 2019. Judge Piotr Florczyk says, “Apocalyptic, cautionary, but ultimately redemptive, Jason Gray’s poems force us to face up to years of natural and human degradation committed in the name of progress.”Order from Lost Horse Press Order from IndieBound Order from Amazon
Jason Gray is the author of four books of poetry and a photographer of animals and natural environments. He is an editor for the Nicholas Institute of Environmental Policy Solutions.Find out more
Jason Gray’s gift is quiet but profound. He brings the same respectful eye to nature as to acts of art — an eye that adds its own light to the occasions. A book for delectation.
In all of Gray’s work there is a sense that the heart, the faithful and abiding heart, is best (and most safely) transported via the artifice of poetry.
Few poets are more with it than Jason Gray. . . . His phrasing can be startling without being freakish. It is the rightness that startles.
Jason has written two full-length books of poetry and two chapbooks.
Collectively, they have won:
Come to a reading!
The Radiation King 2019 Reading Tour is a wrap, and 2020 is … 2020, but you can watch several readings online at YouTube.
View galleries of Jason’s photographs.