Author Archives: Edward Ainsworth

About Edward Ainsworth

Edward Ainsworth was born in Mason City, Illinois, and currently lives in Jackson, Mississippi. He studied creative writing at U.C.L.A. Extension and San Francisco State., and has worked as a farm hand, soybean duster, gas station attendant, western boot slinger, mental health technician, half-way house manager, and cemetery plot salesman. He is also the former owner and operator of Atlas Bower Books in Providence, Rhode Island. His books of poetry, “Spinning the Dial” and “Patio Poems”, are available from Blue Press Books, Santa Cruz, California. He is currently writing a biography of comedian John “Dr. Gonzo” Means.

Living at the Museum

Edward Ainsworth’s elegiac tone poem for Chicago, addiction, Nina Simone, and a banker’s daughter. Continue reading

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