About

Publication History

        Books

    "We Grow Tomatoes in Tiny Towns" - Unsolicited Press (2019)


         Poetry

    I Thought I Heard A Cardinal Sing, Ohio's Appalachian Voices. State Anthology. March 16th, 2022.
     - "Return to Earth"

    Bullshit Lit. March 4th, 2022. https://www.bullshitlit.com/post/four-poems-by-jeremy-jusek

     - "The Human Nest"
     - "Haibun for Hooters"
     - "I Did A Terrible Job Writing This Poem"

     - "The End Stages of COPD"

    The Unpublishable Zine. December, 2021. Link to Poems in Archive ; Link to Podcast Reading: Episode 30 ("Ashley Pearson, Jeremy Jusek, and Lucy Doherty")

     - "a brief love poem"

     - "The Local Cinema Was Recently Purchased by a Serious Man Who Believes a Little Less in Movies Than His Idealistic Predecessor"

     - "Drawdowns"

    Common Threads. The Ohio Poetry Association, November 2021.

     - "Haiku of Mundane Roots"

    Chaotic Merge. Issue 2, Spring 2021. https://chaoticmergemagazine.com/issue-2-online/

     - "Driving Into Daisies"

     - "A Brief Love Poem"

    Eunoia Review. December 2020. Link to Contributor Profile

     - "The Funeral"

     - "Warning Shot"

     - "Dollar General"

    West Side Poetry Workshop Anthology, Fall 2019.

     - "Someone Filled My Toy Chest with Junk"

     - "A Long, Brief Love Poem"

    2018 Hessler Street Fair Poetry Anthology, May 2018.

     - "Family Practice"

    The Common Ground Review, Spring/Summer 2018.

     - "What I Pursue on Walks"

    CCPL Read & Write Spotlight, April 2018.

     -  Republication: "The Garrettsville Boardwalk"

    Right Hand Pointing, Issue 120, March 2018. https://www.issues.righthandpointing.net/120

     - "The White Birch Grove"                

    West Side Poetry Workshop Anthology, Spring 2018.

     - "Richard's Remains"

     - "The Body"                                           

    Eunoia Review, Jan 2018. Link to Contributor Profile

     - "Fluid Motion"

    Cartwright Lit Poetry, March 2016.

     - "Headwaters Trail"

    2015 Hessler Street Fair Poetry Anthology,  May 2015.

     - “The Garrettsville Boardwalk”

    Eunoia Review, May 2015. Link to Contributor Profile

     - “Parking Lot Paint” 

    Right Hand Pointing, Issue 85, April 2015. https://www.righthandpointing.net/85-jeremy-jusek

     - “Family Practice”

    Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, Dec 2014.

     - "4 AM"

     - "State Route 422"

    The Rusty Nail, Issue 20, Sept/Oct 2014.

     - "Nelson Ledges State Park" 

     - "Brad's Liquor Stop" 

    Maple Axle, 2013.

     - "Breakfast"


         Short Fiction

    "Living Walls" Crack the Spine, Issue 233, 2018      

    "The Arm Catcher and Eye Sighter" Five2One Magazine, Issue No. 14, 2016


         Book Reviews

    "Black Aperture" by Matt Rasmussen, published at Minotaur's Spotlight, June 2015

    "The Morrow Plots" by Matthew Gavin Frank, published at The Unsolicited Press, April 2015


    Background

         Education

    Arcadia University (2017) - MFA in Creative Writing, poetry focus

    Marietta College (2010) - BS Chemistry, BA Theatre, writing certificate, philosophy minor


         Relevant Experience

      - Eight years of experience as a freelance editor and writer. Writes white papers, technical B2B communications, instructional pamphlets and booklets, marketing material, product copy, and internet content. Experience editing memoirs, self-help, children's books, and poetry collections.

     - Four years of adjunct teaching, primarily through Washington State Community College. Taught Comp I, Comp II, Technical Writing, Creative Writing, and Intro to Film.

     - Five collective years of literary magazine and small press experience, including Marathon (3 years), Maple Axle, Five Quarterly, and Quill Pro Quo.

     - Has taught dozens of workshops and seminars on poetic craft, publication, and community building.



         Professional Classes and Certifications

    (2018) Independent Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR)

    (2016) Diploma in Digital Marketing (with Distinction) - Shaw Academy

    (2011 - 2013) Corporate Kent State certifications in:

      •  Technical Writing I

      •  Technical Writing II

      •  Project Management

      •  Innovation Training

      •  Problem Solving

      •  Communication and Interpersonal Skills

    Taught Comp I, Comp II, Technical Writing, and Introduction to Film for four years.


         Awards
      •  Willard Award for Best One Act, for the play "Garment Baggage" (2019)

      •  2020 V International Playwriting Contest, Category B shortlist for "Garment Baggage"

      •  Red Ribbon Residency Award for Poetry (2010)

                - 2 Week Residency at the Wellspring House in Ashfield, MA

      •  Emerson Award for Best Poetry (2010)


         Affiliations

      •  Ohio Poetry Association (2016 - Present)
      •  Young Professionals of Parma, a community nonprofit organization (2016 - Present)

                - Philanthropy Chair (2019 - Present)

      •  Flamingo Writers Guild (Founded January 2021 - Present)


         Stuff
      •  "Parma's karma is target of city's new poet laureate" - Cleveland.com

      •  "Library hosts poetry boot camp" - Cleveland.com

              - List of PBC Seminars
      •  Art on Madison, Featured Poet Jeremy Jusek (hosted by John Burroughs)