Evan Jones (poet)

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Evan Lloyd Jones (born 1931) is an Australian poet and professor.

Early life[edit]

Born in Melbourne, 10 November 1931, Jones attended Melbourne High School, and studied at the University of Melbourne, and Stanford University (1958–1960) .[1]


After 1960, he taught English at the University of Melbourne.[2]


  • Understandings: poems, Cambridge University Press, 1967
  • Inside the Whale: poems, Melbourne: Cheshire, 1960
  • Recognitions, Australian National University Press, 1978
  • Left at the Post, University of Queensland Press, 1984


  1. ^ Australian Verse: An Illustrated Treasury, edited by Beatrice Davis, State Library of New South Wales Press, 1996
  2. ^ Australian Poets and Their Works, William Wilde, Oxford University Press, 1996