jesse-waters Jesse Waters

jesse-watersA winner of the River Styx International Poetry Contest, runner-up for the Iowa Review Fiction Prize and Finalist in The Starcherone Prize, the DIAGRAM Innovative Fiction Prize and the Paul Bowles Fiction Award, Jesse Waters is a recipient of a NC Artist’s Grant to attend the Vermont Studio Center, and is currently director of the Bowers Writers House at Elizabethtown College.

Jesse’s fiction, poetry and nonfiction work has been nominated for multiple Pushcart Prizes, and has appeared in such journals as 88: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry, The Adirondack Review, Coal Hill Review, The Cortland Review, Cimarron Review, Concrete Wolf, Iowa Review, Plainsongs, Magma, River Styx, Slide, Story Quarterly, Southeast Review, Sycamore Review and others. His first book of poems, Human Resources, was released by Inkbrush Press in February of 2011.

Jesse is a returning HippoCamp speaker.

 

Jesse was excellent, an engaging speaker, the audience enthusiastic throughout.
HippoCamp ’15 Attendee
From anonymous break-out session survey

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