Jake Skeets

Jake Skeets is Black Streak Wood, born for Waters Edge. Diné from Vanderwagen, New Mexico, he holds an MFA in poetry from the Institute of American Indian Arts. He is the author of Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers, winner of the National Poetry Series, Kate Tufts Discovery Award, American Book Award, and Whiting Award. He is from the Navajo Nation and teaches at the University of Oklahoma.

2021 Kate Tufts Discovery Award
2020 Whiting Award in Poetry
National Poetry Series
Finalist for the 2020 Lambda Literary Award in Gay Poetry
Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Contest

Books by Jake Skeets

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