Jessie Janeshek
Jessie Janeshek Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English


Morlan Hall, Room 224


Jessie Janeshek’s second full-length book of poetry is The Shaky Phase (Stalking Horse Press, 2017). Her five chapbooks are Spanish Donkey/Pear of Anguish (Grey Book Press, 2016), Rah-Rah Nostalgia (dancing girl press, 2016), Supernoir (Grey Book Press, 2017), Auto-Harlow (Shirt Pocket Press, 2018), and Hardscape (Reality Beach, forthcoming). Invisible Mink (Iris Press, 2010) is her first full-length collection. With poet Jesse Graves, she co-edited the literary anthology Outscape: Writings on Fences and Frontiers (KWG Press, 2008).

Recent publications include:
Hardscape (Reality Beach, forthcoming)
Auto-Harlow (Shirt Pocket Press, 2018)
Supernoir (Grey Book Press, 2017)
The Shaky Phase (Stalking Horse Press, 2017)
Spanish Donkey/Pear of Anguish (Grey Book Press, 2016)
Rah-Rah Nostalgia (dancing girl press, 2016)
Numerous individual poems in print and online journals

Areas of specialization:
Creative Writing, Poetry, American Literature, African American Literature, American Literature by Women, Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Program Administration.

Terminal Degrees:
Ph.D. in English, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 2010
M.F.A. in Creative Writing, Emerson College, 2005
B.A. in English, Bethany College, 2003