Jillian Weise is a poet, performance artist and disability rights activist. She is the author of two poetry collections and a novel. Her first book, The Amputee's Guide to Sex, was recently reissued in a 10th anniversary edition with a new preface. Weise's essays have appeared in A Public Space, The New York Times, and Tin House. Her work is anthologized in The Writers Presence (Bedford, 2018); The Manifesto Project (Univ. of Akron, 2016); Disability Studies Reader (Routledge, 2016); Please Excuse this Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation (Viking, 2015) and elsewhere. Her heteronym, Tipsy Tullivan, hosts a show called "Tips for Writers" on YouTube. She has been awarded residencies/fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center, the Fulbright Program, and the Lannan Foundation; she worked in editorial at The Paris Review and The Iowa Review. Her next book is forthcoming in Fall 2019.
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