jennifer tamayo

A writer, artist, & performer, Jennifer Tamayo is interested in the human body. Her manuscript, Red Missed Aches Read Missed Aches Red Mistakes Read Mistakes was selected by Cathy Park Hong as the 2010 winner of Switchback Book’s Gatewood Prize. It was selected by Coldfront Magazine as one of the top 30 poetry books of 2011. She serves as the Managing Editor at Futurepoem and teaches art and poetry ┬áin Harlem where she lives. Currently, JT is working on a project on desire, Harriet Tubman, historical landscapes, photography, the moon, silence, the internet, letter writing, Alfred Hitchcock’s starlettes, and other personal matters. More on JT can be found at, Delerious Hem, Jacket 2, & Action, Yes.