Jon Loomis

Jon Loomis

in Athens, Ohio, The United States
January 01, 1959



Jon Loomis is an American poet and writer. He is a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Vanitas Motel, his first book of poetry, won the 1997 annual FIELD prize in poetry. He is also the author of the Frank Coffin mysteries set in Provincetown, MA.

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Average rating: 3.47 · 465 ratings · 89 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
High Season (Frank Coffin M...

3.31 avg rating — 223 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Mating Season (Frank Coffin...

3.47 avg rating — 120 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Fire Season (Frank Coffin M...

3.68 avg rating — 107 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Vanitas Motel: Jon Loomis

4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1998
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The Pleasure Principle

4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2001
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The Mansion of Happiness

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High Season Mating Season Fire Season
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