Jon Pineda

Jon Pineda was born in Charleston, South Carolina and raised in Chesapeake, Virginia. He is the recipient of a Virginia Commission for the Arts Individual Artist fellowship, and the author of the memoir "Sleep in Me," a Barnes & Noble "Discover Great New Writers" selection and a Library Journal "Best Books of 2010" selection. His poetry collections include "The Translator's Diary," winner of the 2007 Green Rose Prize from New Issues Poetry & Prose, and "Birthmark," selected by Ralph Burns as...See more