Selected by Ghost City Press for the 2021 Summer Micro-Chap Series. Available May 24, 2021.
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photo by Milok Navarro
Korbin Jones was born to parents from a long line of farmers in rural Missouri. After graduating high school in 2013, he attended Northwest Missouri State University and, in 2018, became the first in his family to obtain a Bachelor's degree. He graduated with honors, receiving his Bachelor of Arts in two areas: Creative Writing & Publishing and Spanish.
He then moved to Lawrence, Kansas to attend the University of Kansas and pursue his Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, which he completed in 2021. He is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Kansas, where he also teaches classes on Guaraní and Paraguay.
Korbin has scholarly interests in ruralism, queerness, narrative poetry, lyric poetry, ecopoetics, speculative fiction, trauma studies, literary translation, Spanish-language literature, Guaraní language and culture, and the country of Paraguay.