Jillian Weise

Jillian Weise is the author of two books of poetry: The Amputee’s Guide to Sex (Soft Skull Press, 2007); and The Book of Goodbyes (BOA, 2013), winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets and the Isabella Gardner Award. She is also the author of the novel, The Colony (Counterpoint/Soft Skull Press, 2010). Weise traveled to Tierra del Fuego, Argentina on a Fulbright Fellowship, and spent two years as a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Centre in Provencetown. She teaches at Clemson University and co-directs the Annual Clemson Literary Festival. For more information about Jillian Weise, visit www.jillianweise.freeservers.com.