jayson p.
Writer. Poet. Curator. Educator.
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here's the thing: 

Jayson P Smith is a 2017 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Poetry from the New York Foundation for the Arts. Their poems & interviews appear in journals such as Gulf Coast, Nepantla, Vinyl, fields magazine, & The Offing. Jayson has received previous support from The Poetry Project, The Conversation Literary Festival, Callaloo, & Millay Colony for the Arts. Originally from the Bronx, Jayson lives/works in Brooklyn as founder of NOMAD, a Crown-Heights based performance series. 




"To Disembark" (after Glenn Ligon) in 92Y A New Colossus: A Celebration of Our America

"In Translation" and "Portrait of The Artist As A Young Man" in Gulf Coast

"Watching Paul Mooney Hum Amazing Grace Post 9-11 While Eating Hot Wings From Crown Fried" in Nepantla

"untitled [the wound is a matter]" and "untitled [the rules are the rules]" in fields

"the subject seems to fall apart in your hands" in The Offing

"re-enactments with the volume down" and "Contextual" in Twelfth House

"i am a hide" in The Rumpus

"a question of rain." in MUZZLE Magazine

"on the four train (an erasure of a passenger's lyrics)" in Kinfolks Journal




Four Poems in boundary2

"back home we call them slums" in Day One (Kindle)

"Reverend Marvin Pentz Gaye, Sr." in Again I Wait for This to Pull Apart

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I'm available year-round for workshops, performances, & all things in-between.

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