Jackie K. White

Jackie K. White earned her PhD in Creative Writing (poetry) from UIC with concentrations in Latino/Latin American and Women’s Studies. A former editor with RHINO, she is now a professor at Lewis University where she serves as a faculty advisor for Jet Fuel Review. Her poems and translations have appeared in ACM, Bayou, Fifth Wednesday, Folio, Quarter after Eight, Spoon River, Third Coast, and online at prosepoem.com, seven corners, shadowbox, and superstitionreview.com. She has published three chapbooks: Bestiary Charming, 2006 Anabiosis Press award; Petal Tearing & Variations, Finishing Line (2008); and Come Clearing, Dancing Girl Press in 2012.

An Introduction to Jackie White by Simone Muench

From a manuscript titled Threnody Fury & Psalms, the three pieces available here are haunting distillations of sorrow that engage the ancient poetic form of the cento (conceived as early as the 4th century if not earlier), as well as other collage arrangements, to establish a penetrating and contemporary collective […]