Jessica Bozek

Senior Lecturer


100 Bay State Road, Room 318
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2007 M.F.A. University of Georgia (Creative Writing: Poetry)
2000 M.A. University College London (Russian and East European Literature and Culture)
1999 B.A. Boston University (Comparative Literature: English and Russian)


Jessica Bozek is the author of two full-length collections of poetry, The Tales (Les Figues, 2013) and The Bodyfeel Lexicon (Switchback, 2009), as well as several chapbooks: Squint into the Sun (Dancing Girl, 2010), Other People’s Emergencies (Hive, 2009), Touristing (Dusie, 2009), and correspondence (Dusie, 2007). Winner of the 2012 NOS Book Contest, The Tales is based largely on the Reading Disaster seminar she taught at BU from 2007-2012. Recent poems appear or are forthcoming in Another Chicago Magazine, Everyday Genius, Tarpaulin Sky, and The Volta. Recent non-fiction appears in A. Bradstreet, American Microreviews and Interviews, and Zoland Poetry. Jessica currently runs the Small Animal Project Reading Series, which was awarded a project grant from the Cambridge Arts Council and Massachusetts Cultural Council in 2012. With her Poetry Now classes, she has created an online poetry journal called The First Experiment.

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