Gamut Magazine
Issue #5

The First Year of Marriage

By: Whittney Jones

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Whittney Jones is the author of The Old Works (The Heartland Review Press, 2019), a poetry chapbook. Her poems have been published in Blackbird, Beloit Poetry Journal, Crab Orchard Review, Ninth Letter, Third Coast, and Zone 3, among others. She was winner of the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award in the 2014 Illinois Emerging Writers Competition. Jones was chosen to be an Ambassador of Poetry for Illinois by Poet Laureate, Angela Jackson. She conducts her residencies around her hometown in southern Illinois, where she lives with her husband and daughter.