Note: These poems are part of Big Other’s Puerto Rican Writer’s Folio: A Hauntology
Joey De Jesus is the author of Hoax and co-author with Jakob Holden of Writing Voice into the Archive, edited by Jennifer Tamayo. Their poems have appeared in Barrow Street, Beloit Poetry Journal, Big Other, the Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn Magazine, Guernica, the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day, and elsewhere. Some of their poems have been performed and/or installed in Artists Space, the New Museum, Basilica Hudson, and elsewhere. Recipient of the 2017 NYFA/NYSCA Fellowship in Poetry, De Jesus edits poetry for Apogee Journal and lives in Queens, New York.