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Monday, January 25, 2010
Joe Barnes’ poetry has appeared inThe Weight of Addition: an anthology of Texas Poetry (2007) and in TimeSlice: Houston Poetry 2005, (both published by Mutabilis Press), as well as in several other journals. He has been a juried poet at the Houston Poetry Fest, and a featured poet in Houston’s First Friday Poetry Reading Series. Barnes is also a playwright. Barnes is a research fellow at the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University. Prior to moving to Houston in 1995, he was a career diplomat with the U.S. State Department, serving in Saudi Arabia, Germany, Sudan, Sri Lanka, and Washington, DC. Barnes is a graduate of Princeton University.