The author of five books of poetry published in the U.S. and England, George Evans has published poetry, fiction, and translations in many magazines in the US, including Conjunctions, DoubleTake, Exquisite Corpse, Grand Street, New American Writing, New Directions in Prose and Poetry, New Letters, Ploughshares, Poetry, Southwest Review, and Sulfur. His work has also been published in England, Australia, France, Japan, and Vietnam. He was twice the featured poet in Cid Cormanís magazine Origin, and his work is represented in a number of anthologies.
Evans is the recipient of two U.S. National Endowment for the Arts Writing Fellowships, a Literature Fellowship for Poetry from the California Arts Council, a Lannan Foundation Literary Fellowship, and of a Monbusho Fellowship from the Japanese Ministry of Education for the study of Japanese poetry. He lived in Japan for over two years studying Japanese literature and martial arts. Evans is the founder and editor of Streetfare Journal, a nonprofit public art and literature project that publishes and displays contemporary poetry and photography posters on 14,000 buses to an audience of 10 million readers in 15 U.S. cities.