Four Poems by Jennifer Perrine

Jennifer Perrine is the author of four award-winning books of poetry: Again (Airlie Press, 2020), No Confession, No Mass (University of Nebraska Press, 2015), In the Human Zoo (University of Utah Press, 2011), and The Body Is No Machine (New Issues, 2007). Their recent short stories and essays appear in Buckman Journal and The Gay & Lesbian Review. Perrine lives in Portland, Oregon, where they co-host the Incite: Queer Writers Read series and teach creative writing and anti-oppression practices to youth and adults. To learn more, visit