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About the author
Jill Magi's text-image projects document border-crossings between the body and public space, and between ideologies inscribed and experience as it is lived. Her projects combine research with the following forms: poetry, fiction, the essay, drawing, photography, and collage. She is the author of SLOT (forthcoming, Ugly Duckling Presse), Torchwood (Shearsman), Threads (Futurepoem), as well as the chapbooks Furlough/Die for Love (Ed. Press), Poetry Barn Barn! (2nd Avenue), Cadastral Map (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs), and numerous small, handmade books. Her essays have been anthologized in The Eco-Language Reader (Portable Press/Nightboat Books) and Letters to Poets (Saturnalia Books), and visual works have been exhibited at the Textile Arts Center, the Brooklyn Arts Council Gallery, the International Meeting of Visual Poetry, apexart, and Pace University. She is currently an artist-in-residence at the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, New York, and was a writer-in-residence with Lower Manhattan Cultural Council in 2006–07. Jill teaches at Goddard College and runs Sona Books, a chapbook press. For her small press work, she was recognized by Poets & Writers Magazine as one of the 50 most inspiring authors in 2010.