Jackson Portrait (Redwoods)

Jackson Burgess is the author of Atrophy, winner of the 2017 Write Bloody Submissions Contest (Write Bloody Publishing, 2018), and Pocket Full of Glasswinner of the 2014 Clockwise Chapbook Competition (Tebot Bach, 2017). He has placed work in Willow Springs, Rattle, The Los Angeles Review, The Cincinnati Review, The Cimarron Review, The Colorado Review, and elsewhere. He has led workshops at the University of Iowa, Los Angeles Southwest College, and St. Vincent’s Cardinal Manning Center on Skid Row, and is the recipient of fellowships from the University of Southern California and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he earned his MFA in both the Fiction and Poetry programs. (Photo credit: Skyler Garn.)