Jean Theron


Washington, DC 20011

Author's Bio

My poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Colorado Review, Minnesota Review, Harpur Palate, The Shore, and other poetry journals. My journalism on race, climate, and land has been published in YES! Magazine and other outlets. I live in Washington, DC and work for the Racial Equity Institute, where I've served for five years as a Trainer and Organizer alongside a national team. In January 2023, I was nominated for Pushcart Prize in Poetry for "Dreamliner's Song" and for "The Gala," both recently published in The Minnesota Review.

Publications & Prizes

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Cathexis Northwest Press
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Hotel Amerika
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The Minnesota Review
The Tiny

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Octavio Paz, Amy Clampitt, Robert Hayden, Jenny Xie, Paul Beatty... and the list is endless...
What I'm reading now: 
The Web That Has No Weaver by Ted J. Kaptchuk

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Born in: 
Little Rock, AR
Raised in: 
Los Angeles, CA
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Last update: Mar 06, 2023