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jayy dodd
Born1992
Los Angeles, California
EducationTufts University
Notable worksThe Black Condition ft. Narcissus (2019)
Website
https://www.jayydodd.net/

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Jayy Dodd, stylized jayy dodd (born 1992) is a literary and performance artist and acclaimed poet born in Los Angeles, California, now based in Portland, Oregon. Her name is customarily written in lower case.[1]

Biography[edit]

dodd grew up in California in a Christian family, with parents from Louisiana and Texas who are both ministers.[2][3]She is an only child and went to boarding school in Connecticut before attending Tufts University, studying sociology and dance.[4] After college, dodd was involved with Black Lives Matter in Boston before becoming a full-time artist and returning to the West Coast.

Work[edit]

dodd's published works include The Black Condition ft. Narcissus, published by Nightboat Books in 2019,[5]and Mannish Tongues[6] (released by Platypus Press in 2017). Bustle Magazine wrote that "Tracking jayy dodd's transition and the rise of Trump's America, The Black Condition ft. Narcissus is a timely collection of deeply moving poetry."[7] Bookriot wrote that it "feels like a fairytale."[8]

Her poetry has been published by Academy of American Poets' Poem-a-Day,[9] Assaracus: A Journal of Gay Poetry,[10] BOAAT Journal,[11] Guernica,[12] Hyperallergic,[13] LitHub,[14] The Offing,[15] and elsewhere. Her nonfiction and commentary has been published by Roxane Gay's Gay Mag,[16] Entropy,[17] Medium,[18] Poetry Foundation,[19] and Vice,[20] and her choreography, performance, and music have been featured in Datableed Zine[21] and All of Us Witches.[22] dodd's editorial work include A Portrait in Blues[23] (Platypus Press, 2017) and Bettering American Poetry Volume 2 [24] (Bettering Books, 2017).

dodd is gender non-conforming and black, and has used her work to address gender, race, sexuality, and their intersections.[25][26][27] She has cited Essex Hemphill, Pepper LaBieja, and Gil Scott-Heron as influences on her work.[28][29]

She has been interviewed by Entropy,[30] Fields,[31] Los Angeles Review of Books,[32]and VIDA,[33] and was a 2017 Lambda Literary Writers Retreat Fellow.[34]

Arab Canadian writer, activist, cultural critic and university professor Trish Salah has written that "jayy dodd is a genius and I will say that again."[35]

She is the Executive Director of Dovesong Labs,[36][37] "melding art & literature between the digital & material worlds."

References[edit]

  1. "» jayy dodd | Nightboat Books". Retrieved 2019-06-20.
  2. "JAYY DODD". Portland In Color. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  3. "interview: jayy dodd". fields. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  4. "JAYY DODD". Portland In Color. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  5. "» THE BLACK CONDITION FT. NARCISSUS | Nightboat Books". Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  6. dodd, jayy. "Mannish Tongues". Platypus Press. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  7. "26 New Poetry Collections By LGBTQIA+ Writers To Read This Year". Bustle. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  8. Orl, Christina; o (2019-04-15). "Queer Poetry Collections to Read During National Poetry Month". BOOK RIOT. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  9. Poets, Academy of American. "I Have a New Obsession with Bones by jayy dodd - Poems | Academy of American Poets". poets.org. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  10. Press, Sibling Rivalry. "Assaracus Issue 22: A Journal of Gay Poetry (Belcourt, dodd, Hosmillo)". Sibling Rivalry Press. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  11. "narcissus, on kissing". BOAAT PRESS. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  12. Dodd, Jayy (2016-04-01). "Hyel's Zumbi". Guernica. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  13. "One Poem by jayy dodd". Hyperallergic. 2017-11-29. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  14. "Inaugural Poem for [REDACTED]". Literary Hub. 2017-01-18. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  15. Dodd, Jayy (2016-01-09). "Take Your Coffee Black". The Offing. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  16. dodd, jayy (2019-09-04). "For Magicians Who Die on Stage". Medium. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  17. Contributor, Guest. "NAME TAGS #2: 'Bout My Gov'ment Name—". ENTROPY. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  18. dodd, jayy (2016-11-28). "Gender Non Conformity as Peak Blackness". Medium. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  19. Foundation, Poetry (2019-06-19). "jayy dodd". Poetry Foundation. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  20. Dodd, Jayy (2017-03-28). "Queer Media Icons like RuPaul Must Protect and Uplift Trans Artists". Vice. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  21. "datableedzine | jayy dodd Issue 9". datableedzine. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  22. Nat. Brut (2016-04-17), Jayy Dodd reads three poems at All of Us Witches - Los Angeles 4/5/16, retrieved 2019-06-19
  23. dodd, jayy. "A Portrait in Blues". Platypus Press. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  24. "Bettering American Poetry Volume 2". Amazon. Retrieved 2019-06-19. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  25. dodd, jayy (2016-11-28). "Gender Non Conformity as Peak Blackness". Medium. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  26. "Waves Breaking: Interview with Jayy Dodd". wavesbreaking.libsyn.com. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  27. dodd, jayy (2019-09-04). "For Magicians Who Die on Stage". Medium. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  28. "interview: jayy dodd". fields. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  29. Schwartz, Claire. "An Interview with jayy dodd". Los Angeles Review of Books. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  30. Kelly, Devin. "Interview with jayy dodd, author of Mannish Tongues". ENTROPY. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  31. "interview: jayy dodd". fields. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  32. Schwartz, Claire. "An Interview with jayy dodd". Los Angeles Review of Books. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  33. "Voices of Bettering American Poetry Volume 2 — jayy dodd". VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. 2017-10-12. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  34. Sawyer, Kyle (2017-04-26). "2017 Writers Retreat Fellows". Lambda Literary. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  35. "THE BLACK CONDITION FT. NARCISSUS by Nightboat Books". verse.press. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  36. "Dovesong Labs". Dovesong Labs. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  37. "team". Dovesong Labs. Retrieved 2019-09-30.

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