Jason Schossler’s book of poetry, Mud Cakes (Bona Fide Books), is the inaugural winner of the Melissa Lanitis Gregory Poetry Prize and runner-up for the 2012 Paterson Poetry Prize. A two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, Schossler also is the recipient of the 2012 Sport Literate Poetry Contest, the 2010 Emerging Writer award from Grist: A Journal for Writers, and the 2009 Edwin Markham Poetry Prize. His work has appeared in The Sun, North American Review, Rattle, Poet Lore, Indiana Review, Drawn to Marvel: Poems from the Comic Books and dozens of other magazines and anthologies, and he has twice read his poetry on National Public Radio. He holds four fellowships with the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and has been artist-in-residence at Georgia Southern University, the Ragdale Foundation, and Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus in Schwandorf, Germany.
CV: Jason Schossler