Jay Besemer

Chicago, IL

Author's Bio

Jay Besemer is the author of three full-length poetry collections [Chelate; Telephone; A New Territory Sought] and numerous chapbooks. His a work is included in the anthology Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics. Jay is a contributing editor with The Operating System.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Chelate
(Brooklyn Arts Press, 2016)
, Telephone
(Brooklyn Arts Press, 2013)
Anthologies: 
Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics
(Nightboat Books, 2013)
Journals: 
Artifice, Aufgabe, Blaze VOX, Columbia Poetry Review, Drunken Boat, Eratio Poetry Journal, Jellyroll, Lilliput Review, Otoliths, Pank, The Bitter Oleander
Chapbook: 
Quiet Vertical Movements
(Beard of Bees, 2012)
, What Is Born
(Lilliput Review Press, 2000)

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
No
Identifies as: 
G/L/B/T
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Raised in: 
NY
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Last updated: Nov 04, 2016