Jos Charles is author of "feeld," a National Book Award long-listed finalist and winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, selected by Fady Joudah and Safe Space. Charles has poetry published with POETRY, Poem-a-Day, PEN, Washington Square Review, Denver Quarterly, Action Yes, The Feminist Wire, and elsehwere. Charles' writing has been featured on BitchMedia, Entropy, GLAAD, LAMBDA Literary, and elsewhere. In 2016 she received the Ruth Lilly & Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship through the Poetry Foundation. In 2015 she receieved the Monique Wittig Writer's Scholarship. Jos Charles has an MFA from the University of Arizona. From 2013-2018, she served as the founding-editor for THEM lit, a trans literary journal. She is a PhD student at UC Irvine and currently resides in Long Beach, CA.