Jules Jacob


Springfield, MO

Author's Bio

Julie “Jules” Jacob is a contemporary poet who often writes about dichotomous conditions and relationships among humans and the natural world. Her poems are recently featured or forthcoming in Plume Anthology 8, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Rust + Moth, The Fourth River, Frogpond and elsewhere. She is the author of The Glass Sponge chapbook with select poems featured at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts and Le Moulin à Nef where she was a resident of the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Poetry Workshop. Visit julesjacob.com

Publications & Prizes

Mom Egg Review 18 (Halfshelf press, 2020)
Plume Poetry 8 (Plume, 2020)
The Binnacle Twelfth Annual Ultra-Short Competition (University of Maine at Machias, 2015)
The Binnacle Eleventh Annual Ultra-Short Competition (University of Maine at Machias, 2014)
The Binnacle Tenth Annual Ultra-Short Competition (University of Maine at Machias, 2013)
The Binnacle Eighth Annual Ultra-Short Competition (University of Maine at Machias, 2008)
The Glass Sponge (Finishing Line Press, 2013)
Camroc Press Review
Delirious Hem
Four and Twenty
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The Tishman Review
Third Wednesday
Thirteen Myna Birds
Tishman Review
Watershed Review
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Writer's Gazette
Prizes won: 


2020: Chapbook Rappaccini's Garden Second Place Heartland Review Chapbook Contest

2019: Chapbook Rappaccini's Garden Named Finalist In Vella Chapbook Contest

2019: Rappaccini's Garden awarded Honorable Mention in Concrete Wolf Poetry Prize

2015: Honorable Mention Twelfth Annual International Ultra-Short Competition

2014: Honorable Mention in Eleventh Annual International Ultra-Short Competition

2012 The Glass Sponge Chapbook semi-finalist New Women's Voices Chapbook Competition

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assasin by Terrance Hays , The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson, Educated by Tara Westover, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann, Handbook of Poisonous and Injurious Plants by Nelson, Shih and Balick, All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

More Information

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European American, German American, Irish American
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Born in: 
Sterling, CO
Raised in: 
Littleton, CO
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Last update: Jan 01, 2021