About Jeffrey Perkins


Jeffrey Perkins grew up on a farm in New Hampshire. He earned his BA from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana and his MA in American Studies from University of Massachusetts Boston. He later studied poetry at Bennington College where he received his MFA and was the recipient of the Jane Kenyon Memorial Scholarship. His poems have been published in Tupelo Quarterly, The Adroit Journal, MemoriousRhinoThe Cortland ReviewThe Massachusetts Review, and other journals. His first book of poems, Kingdom, is due out from Spork Press in 2019. He is the co-author, with Frances Moore Lappe, of You Have the Power: Choosing Courage in a Culture of Fear. He lives in Culver City, California.