Gospel by Jonathan Travelstead

Art credit - Elizabeth Stark

Art credit – Elizabeth Stark

 

Jonathan Travelstead served in the Air Force National Guard for six years as a firefighter and currently works as a full-time firefighter for the city of Murphysboro. Having finished his MFA at Southern Illinois University of Carbondale, he now works on an old dirt-bike he hopes will one day get him to the salt flats of Bolivia. He has published work in The Iowa Review, on Poetrydaily.com, and has work forthcoming in The Crab Orchard Review, among others. His first collection “How We Bury Our Dead” by Cobalt/Thumbnail Press was released in March, 2015.

Links: 

http://proximitymagazine.org/project/4-travelstead/

http://baltimorereview.org/index.php/summer_2012/contributor/jonathan-travelstead

https://theoneiricmoor.wordpress.com/2015/03/31/two-poems-by-jonathan-travelstead/

https://www.sixfold.org/PoFall13/Travelstead.html

http://illinoiscenterforthebook.org/pdfs/travelstead-dupont.pdf

http://therumpus.net/2015/08/the-sunday-rumpus-interview-jonathan-travelstead/

http://dailydoseoflit.com/2015/10/06/poem-jonathan-travelstead/

http://chrisricecooper.blogspot.com/2015/10/firefighterpoet-jonathan-travelsteads.html

http://www.alexandriaquarterlymag.com/poetry-jonathan-travelsted/

http://www.wildquarterly.com/new-blog/2014/5/16/jonathan-travelstead

http://www.csuchico.edu/watershed/2015-spring/poetry/travelstead-jonathan.shtml

http://atticusreview.org/author/jonathantravelstead/

http://citronreview.com/2015/09/15/nocturne-with-light-cyclist/

http://www.primenumbermagazine.com/Issue47_Poetry_JonathanTravelstead.html

http://marathonlitreview.com/?p=715

http://sliverofstonemagazine.com/old-traditional-for-chris-and-the-joneses-by-jonathan-travelstead/

http://poetry.newgreyhair.com/post/50740006328/lesson-in-the-sunday-comics-jonathan

among others.

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