Author: Jacob Victorine

Jacob Victorine was born and raised in New York City. He earned his MFA in Poetry from Columbia College Chicago, where he teaches a class on performance poetry. His poems appear in places such as Columbia Poetry Review, Vinyl Poetry, Matter, DIALOGIST, Phantom Limb, and PANK, which nominated him for a Pushcart Prize in 2013. He has published essays in Publishers Weekly and Poets Quarterly and serves as a Book Reviewer for Publishers Weekly and Muzzle Magazine. As a competitive slam poet, he has twice been a Grand Slam Finalist at the Mental Graffiti slam in Chicago and was a member of the 2011 Jersey City National Poetry Slam Team. He currently lives in Chicago with his girlfriend and their cat, Gilgamesh. FLAMMABLE MATTER (Elixir Press, 2016) is his first book.

Flammable Matter
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Flammable Matter

Elixir Press

Poetry. Jacob Victorine's FLAMMABLE MATTER is the winner of the Editor's Prize in the Elixir Press Annual Poetry Awards. This powerful book of poetry uses human immolation to illuminate our world."Victorine wants to bear witness, and to make bare hi...

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