Poetry. LGBTQIA Studies. Jason Phoebe Rusch is a queer writer from the Chicago suburbs. His full-length debut DUALITIES explores gender and patriarchy from the perspective of a man who was socialized and is currently still read as a woman. He is interested in complication and nuance and messy human failing, his own and that of others.
Jason Phoebe Rusch received an MFA in fiction from the University of Michigan's Helen Zell Writing Program, where he received Hopwood awards in screenwriting and non- fiction as well as the Chamberlain award in creative writing for short fiction. His writing has appeared in The Rumpus, Hobart and Lambda Literary's poetry spotlight, among other publications. Most recently, he has been awarded a 2017 fellowship from the Luminarts foundation. DUALITIES is his first book of poems. Author City: CHICAGO, IL USA