Brionne Janae is a California native, poet and teaching artist living in Brooklyn, New York. She is the recipient of the 2016 St. Botoloph Emering Artist award, a Hedgebrook Alum and a proud Cave Canem Fellow. Her poetry and prose have been published or are forthcoming in For Harriet, Sixth Finch, Plume, The Nashville Review, Waxwing, and Rattle among others. Brionne‚Äôs first full length collection of poetry After Jubilee was selected for publication by Dorianne Laux and will be published by Boaat Press September 1st, 2017.