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JAYSON 
    KEERY

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Jayson Keery is a writer, editor, and arts coordinator in Western Massachusetts, where they completed their MFA in poetry at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. They are the author of the forthcoming poetry collection The Choice is Real (Metatron Press, 2023) and the chapbook Astroturf (o•blēk editions, edited by Peter Gizzi, 2022). Their work is published and forthcoming in Hot Pink, Boulevard, Black Warrior Review, Overheard, The New Guard, b l u s h lit, Peach Mag, and others. They have been anthologized in Mundus Press’s Nocturnal Properties, Nightboat Books's We Want It All: An Anthology of Radical Trans Poetics, and Pilot Press London's A Queer Anthology of Rage. They received the 2022 Metatron Press Prize for Rising Authors, selected by Fariha Róisín, and the 2021 Daniel and Merrily Glosband MFA Fellowship, selected by Wendy Xu. 

Books

2023           The Choice is Real, Metatron Press 

2022           Astroturf, oblēk editions (chapbook)

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Publications

Interviews

Awards and Fellowships

2022          The 2021 Metatron Prize for Rising Authors, judged by Fariha Róisín -- winner

 

2021           Omnidawn Single-Poem Broadside Contest -- finalist

 

2021           Daniel and Merrily Glosband MFA Fellowship, judged by Wendy Xu -- winner

2021           Knightville Poetry Contest, The New Guard, judged by Shanna McNair -- finalist

2021           Snowbound Chapbook Award, Tupelo Press, judged by Denise Duhamel -- finalist

2019          Deborah Slosberg Memorial Award, judged by Diana Khoi Nguyen -- runner up

 

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