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Jacob Strautmann

Jacob Strautmann's first book of poems The Land of the Dead is Open for Business is forthcoming in Spring 2020 from Four Way Books, and he was awarded a 2018 Massachusetts Poetry Fellowship by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. His poems have appeared in Forklift, Ohio, The Harlequin, Salamander Magazine, The Boston Globe, The Appalachian Journal, Solstice, Jam Tarts, and Quiddity (where he won the Editor’s Prize in Poetry), and his poems are forthcoming in Agni and Southern Humanities Review. Jacob is a contributing editor for Salamander Magazine, and he teaches creative writing at Boston University where he is the Managing Director of Boston Playwrights’ Theatre.