September 28, 2023

Pineda Places Poems, Essay

Jon Pineda, Assistant Professor of English, has recently had his poem “Rapidan Bestiary” accepted for publication by Gray’s Sporting Journal.  Other new fly-fishing poems–“Rappahannock Bestiary” and “Smallmouth Bestiary”–will appear in the forthcoming issue of storySouth.

His creative nonfiction essay “Circumference” recently appeared in the literary magazine Qu and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize (Pushcart Prize XLI: Best of the Small Presses).

Finally, his poem “The Muse, or Stars Out on Interstate 81 South,” featured on Poetry Foundation’s website at, has been selected by Minnesota State University, Mankato to be part of MSU’s 2016 National Poetry Month Video Project.