Wes Jamison

Wes Jamison is a Chicago writer whose work has appeared in DIAGRAM, Tupelo Quarterly, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. Their collection of essays, Carrion, received the Quill Prose Award and is forthcoming from Red Hen Press (Spring 2024). Their essay, and Melancholia, was selected as a winner of Essay Press's 2015 chapbook contest.

They received their PhD in English, where their work focused primarily on the poetics of identity and semiotics in creative nonfiction. Their dissertation, My Corpse Inside, explores millennial abjection and the uncomfortable relationship between the body and our digitalia.

They earned their MFA in Nonfiction from Columbia College Chicago.

Wes is an Assistant Professor of English at Del Mar College.