Biography

Jessy Randall is the Curator of Special Collections at Colorado College. Her poems and other works have appeared in Asimov’s, Many Mountains Moving, McSweeney’s, Mudfish, Opium, Painted Bride Quarterly, Rattle, and Sentence, and she occasionally guest-edits the online magazine Snakeskin. Her collection of poems A Day in Boyland (Ghost Road Press, 2007) was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award. Her young adult novel The Wandora Unit (Ghost Road Press, 2009) is about love and friendship in the high school poetry crowd. She has a collection of collaborative poems with Daniel M. Shapiro, Interruptions, from Pecan Grove and a solo collection, Injecting Dreams into Cows, forthcoming from Red Hen.  She lives in Colorado Springs with her husband and two children. Her website is http://personalwebs.coloradocollege.edu/~jrandall/.