Jason B. Crawford

Poet

Author's Bio

Jason B. Crawford (He/They) is a black, nonbinary, bi-poly-queer writer born in Washington DC, raised in Lansing, MI. In addition to being published in online literary magazines, such as SplitLip Magazine, Voicemail Poems, Glass Poetry, and Kissing Dynamite, they are the Chief Editor for The Knight’s Library.Crawford has their Bachelors of Science in Creative Writing from Eastern Michigan University. Their debut chapbook collection Summertime Fine is out through Variant Lit. Their second chapbook Twerkable Moments is due from Paper Nautilus Press in 2021

Website: JasonBCrawford.com

Instagram: jasonbcrawford

Twitter handle:  @jasonbcrawford

Facebook page: By Jason B. Crawford

Publications & Prizes

Prizes won: 

Kissing Dynamite Microchap Series Shortlist, 2020 

CAAPP Book Prize Finalist, 2020

Variant Lit Chapbook Contest Winner, 2020

Prairie Schooner Raz-Shumaker Book Prize Contest Finalist, 2020

Black Lawrence Press, The Hudson Prize Contest Finalist, 2020

Radix Media, Own Voice Chapbook Prize Contest Finalist, 2020

Glass Poetry Chapbook Series Finalist, 2020

Courtney Valentine Prize for Outstanding Work by a Millennial Artist, 2020

Vella Chapbook Contest, paper nautilus September 2020

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Jonah Mixon-Webster Danez Smith Sam Sax Jihyun Yun Taylor Byas Oliver Baez Bendorf Desiree Dallagiacomo Lannie Stabile Eric Sirota Justin Rogers Brittany Rogers Raych Jackson
What I'm reading now: 
Advantages of Being Evergreen by Oliver Baez Bendorf

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Washington DC, DC
District Of Columbia
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Last update: Dec 15, 2020