May 30, 2024:


Jes Battis


Jes Battis

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Jes Battis (they/them) teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Regina.

They’ve published poems in The Ex-Puritan, Malahat Review, Capilano Review, and poetry is
dead, among other literary magazines.

They’ve also published creative nonfiction in The Los Angeles Review of Books and Strange Horizons.

They are the author of the Occult Special Investigator series (shortlisted for the Sunburst Award), the Parallel Parks series, and most recently, The Winter Knight with ECW (long-listed for Canada Reads 2024). 

Their first collection of poetry, I Hate Parties, will be released with Nightwood Editions in Fall 2024.

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