Jess Yuan

Jess Yuan is a poet, educator, and architect. She is author of SLOW RENDER (2024), winner of the Airlie Prize, and THRESHOLD AMNESIA (2020), winner of the Yemassee Chapbook Contest. She is a Kundiman Fellow, and her poems appear in Best New Poets, Tupelo Quarterly Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Pleiades, and elsewhere. She is currently an MFA candidate in Poetry at the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins. Born in California to Chinese immigrants, Yuan is based in Boston and Baltimore with her spouse.


There are landscapes / woven only of suppression.