Jason Gray

Virginia, United States

Jason Gray is the author of Photographing Eden (Ohio UP, 2009), winner of the Hollis Summers Prize, and two chapbooks, How to Paint the Savior Dead (Kent State UP, 2007) and Adam & Eve Go to the Zoo (Dream Horse, 2003). His poems and reviews have appeared in Poetry, The Kenyon Review, The Southern Review, The Missouri Review, and elsewhere. He co-edits the online journal, Unsplendid and is currently Associate Editor for AWP.

Website: http://jason-gray.net

Twitter Username: @jasonmgray


  • Photographing Eden , Ohio University Press (February 2009)
  • How to Paint the Savior Dead , Kent State University Press (February 2007)
  • Adam & Eve Go to the Zoo , Dream Horse Press (November 2003)


  • Walter E. Dakin Fellowship - Sewanee Writers' Conference (2012)
  • Hollis Summers Prize (2008)
  • University Fellowship - Ohio State (2003)
  • Individual Artist Award - Maryland State Council for the Arts (2003)
  • Tennessee Williams Scholarship - Sewanee Writers' Conference (2002)


  • Journals Manager at The University of Wisconsin Press (March 2012 - March 2015)
  • Journals Manager at The Ohio State University Press (March 2007 - February 2012)
  • Associate Editor at Association of Writers & Writing Programs (March 2015 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Alfred University
  • Master of Arts in Creative Writing - Poetry from Johns Hopkins University
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing - Poetry from The Ohio State University

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Poetry