Jackson Burgess is the author of Pocket Full of Glass, winner of the 2014 Clockwise Chapbook Competition (2017, Tebot Bach), and Atrophy, a 2016 National Poetry Series Finalist. He has placed work in Rattle, The Los Angeles Review, The Cincinnati Review, Cimarron 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 recently earned his MFA in both the Fiction and Poetry programs.