Jos Charles

Longlist, 2018 National Book Awards

Jos Charles is a trans poet, editor, and author of feeld, a winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, selected by Fady Joudah, and Safe Space, a finalist for the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Poetry.
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feeld

feeld by Jos Charles book cover
ISBN 9781571315052 Milkweed Editions

Urgent and vital, feeld composes a new and highly inventive lyrical narrative of what it means to live inside a marked body. More about this book >

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Jos Charles

Jos Charles is a trans poet, editor, and author of feeld, a winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, selected by Fady Joudah, and Safe Space, a finalist for the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Poetry. Her poetry and writing have appeared in PoetryPEN, Washington Square ReviewDenver QuarterlyGLAADAction Yes, Lambda Literary Review, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of the 2016 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship and the 2015 Monique Wittig Writer’s Scholarship. She is a PhD student at UC Irvine and currently resides in Long Beach, CA.

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