Jordan Charlton

Jordan Charlton is Masters student in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s English program with a concentration in creative writing, currently at work on a manuscript interrogating the troubles of black masculinity, a culture of silence, and personal history. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poets Reading the News, Typehouse Literary Magazine, and Shift, amongst others. His essays and book reviews have appeared in Prairie Schooner, F(r)iction Lit, and elsewhere. In addition to this, he is also a teacher of first-year writing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, as well as a teaching artist with the Nebraska Writers Collective, working with high school poets and incarcerated writers through the programs Louder than a Bomb and Writers Block.