Jennifer L. Knox

Jennifer L. Knox is the author of five books of poems: Crushing It, Days of Shame & Failure, The Mystery of the Hidden Driveway, Drunk by Noon, and A Gringo Like Me. Known for their dark, imaginative humor, her poems have appeared in publications such as the New Yorker, the American Poetry Review, Granta, McSweeney’s, four times in The Best American Poetry series, and the 2022 Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses anthology. Her nonfiction writing has appeared in the New York Times and the Washington Post. Knox earned her MFA from New York University. Her honors include three Milwaukee Poetry Slam champion titles and an Iowa Arts Council Fellowship for her crowdsourced poetry project, Iowa Bird of Mouth. Jennifer lives in central Iowa, where she teaches at Iowa State University and in a series of private poetry writing classes online.

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