jodi sh. doff

Creative Nonfiction Writer

Jackson Heights, NY 11372
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Author's Bio

A New York-based writer, Jodi Sh. Doff’s work frequently includes autobiographical elements of drug-use, alcoholism, and Times Square.

 

Featured in the Sex Worker Literati Reading Series; NYC’s Sex Worker Cabaret; on Sex and Politics (Brooklyn College); the KGB Radio Hour with Ratso Sloman; In Bed with Susie Bright; as part of the street-outreach movement working towards decriminalization of prostitution, she educated and advocated for active addicts and street prostitutes. 

 

She’s studied with Spalding Gray, Louise DeSalvo, Gretchen Cryer, and Stephen Elliott.  A former mentor with the PEN America Prison Writing Program, she was awarded an MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University where she currently advises a graduate seminar in the art of memoir.

 

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Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
TRICKS, JOHNS, MARKS, & CHICKENHAWKS: (Soft Skull Press, 2013)
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The Bust DIY Guide To Life: Making Your Way Through Every Day (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2011)
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HOS, HOOKERS, CALLGIRLS & RENTBOYS (Soft Skull Press, 2009)
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BEARING LIFE- Women's Writing's on Childlessness (Feminist Press at CUNY, 2000)
Journals:
Bust
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O, Oprah Magazine
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Olive Tree Review
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Panoply
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Tell Us a Story
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Yellow Chair Review

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
New York, NY
New York
Raised in: 
Levittown, NY
New York
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Last update: May 06, 2019