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Author: Jean Day

Jean Day is a poet and editor. Her books include LATE HUMAN (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2021), TRIUMPH OF LIFE (Insurance), DAYDREAM (Litmus), ENTHUSIASM (Adventures in Poetry), THE LITERAL WORLD (Atelos), The I and the You (Poets & Poets), A YOUNG RECRUIT (Roof), and Flat Birds (Gaz), as well as several chapbooks. Recent poems can be seen in Brooklyn Rail, Chicago Review, The Delineator, Across the Margin, Open House, Breather, and Jongler (French). She lives in Berkeley, where she works as managing editor of Representations, a scholarly humanities journal, and does advocacy work for members of the University Professional and Technical Employees Union (UPTE). The recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, the George A. and Eliza Howard Gardner Foundation, and the Fund for Poetry, Day has also benefited from the generous support of the Millay Colony, where LATE HUMAN (UDP, 2021) was completed.

A Young Recruit
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A Young Recruit

Roof Books

Poetry. "These poems are quiet and intellectually demanding at the same time they are tough and filled with passion. That's the best thing I can say for any poems, to be able to walk that balance."—Susan Howe

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Daydream
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Daydream

Litmus Press

Poetry. Finalist for the NCIBA's Northern California Book Award in Poetry, 2017. Jean Day's DAYDREAM is a poetic interrogation, from the vantage point of a sonically minimalist and language-oriented form, of one's position in a world of simultaneous...

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Late Human

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Late Human

Ugly Duckling Presse

Poetry. LATE HUMAN is a collection of tragi-comic poems on lateness, belatedness, Weltschmerz, and borrowing (with a nod to Ernest Mandel's 1975 tome on the twilight of capitalism). The human of the title is multiple, personal, and drenched in the t...

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THE LITERAL WORLD [ATELOS 1]
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The Triumph of Life
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The Triumph of Life

Insurance Editions

Poetry. Three sets of short poems from life, at times pointedly personal and at others omniscient, partisan, comic, and furious. Taking its title from Shelley's unfinished poem "The Triumph of Life," the book refers periodically to the great process...

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