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Jayson P Smith (they/them) is an artist, educator, & curator from the Bronx, NY.
Jayson’s work appears in West Branch, Gulf Coast, & The Offing, among others. A 2017 NYSCA/NYFA Fellow in Poetry, Jayson has received previous fellowships from The Poetry Project (Emerge-Surface-Be 2016, sel. by John Godfrey), Callaloo, The Conversation, Crescendo Literary, & Millay Colony for the Arts. J is also an alum of NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
Jayson has performed in numerous venues throughout the U.S., such as MOMAPS1, Loft Literary Center, The Home School, & Ace Hotel NYC. Recent collaborations include George Del Barrio / Vanderbilt Republic & Warehouse Dance.
J currently lives in Brooklyn as founder of NOMAD Reading Series and a teaching artist at 92Y.
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