Writer and Teacher in San Diego, California
Jeanine Webb (she/they) is a writer, translator, collective organizer, and cancer survivor. A 2016 Departmental Fellow in Literature at UC San Diego, her research focuses include poetry and poetics in relation to radical politics, as well as race and gender in speculative fiction. Her poetry has been published in many journals, including DATABLEED, Lana Turner, The Capilano Review, The West Wind Review, ARMED CELL, The Ghazal Page, The Antioch Review, SPECTRUM, Across the Margins, Star*Line, ZYZZYVA, Jupiter 88 and in the collaborative poetry pamphlet Poetry is Not Enough, with two poems forthcoming in Lumen. Her essays and reviews have been published on ON Contemporary Practice's .pdf Archive Series, Steve Evans's Attention Span and on The Poetic Labor Project and new essays have been published on Tripwire, for the Post-Crisis Poetics series and on Monstering. Her review of a sci-fi and film anthology is forthcoming for The Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts. Some current or forthcoming book projects which feature her work include the San Diego Writers' Anthology A Year In Ink Vol.3 (2010), the Now That's What I Call Poetry Anthology (2019), The Alette in Oakland Reader (Bay Area Public School/Hearts Desire, 2019) and Occupy Poetics (Essay Press, 2015).
When she can afford to, she publishes the bilingual, cartonera-style handmade journal, TACOCAT. In 2016, she presented on contemporary graphic novels at Comic-Con; in summer 2017 she was a short-term fellow-in-residence at Emory's Rose Library and taught a course at UC San Diego on Women Writing the Ancient and Classical World. Summer 2018 she was a fellow at the Dickinson Critical Institute in Amherst. She currently co-curates the Non-Standard Lit Reading Series in San Diego and co-organizes a speaker series for UCSD's Critical Gender Studies Department at the Digital Gym in North Park.