Jillian Weise

Jillian Weise

Jillian Weise

Jillian Weise’s collection, The Book of Goodbyes, won the 2013 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets and the 2013 Isabella Gardner Award from BOA Editions. Her other books include the novel The Colony and The Amputee’s Guide to Sex. She was awarded fellowships/residencies from the Fine Arts Work Center, the Fulbright Program, the Lannan Foundation and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She worked as an editorial assistant at The Paris Review and an editor-in-residence at The Iowa Review. Recent performance art, as Tipsy Tullivan, has been cited by Publishers Weekly and Inside Higher Ed. She is an Associate Professor at Clemson University. Her website is www.jillianweise.com