JP Howard’s debut poetry collection, SAY/MIRROR (The Operating System), was a 2016 Lambda Literary finalist. She is the author of bury your love poems here (Belladonna*). JP is a 2018 featured author in Lambda Literary’s LGBTQ Writers in Schools program and was a Split this Rock Freedom Plow Award for Poetry & Activism finalist. JP is featured in Headmistress Press’ 2017 Lesbian Poet Trading Card Series and has received fellowships from Cave Canem, VONA, and Lambda. JP curates Women Writers in Bloom Poetry Salon, a monthly literary Salon series in NY. Her poetry is widely anthologized. JP holds a BA from Barnard College, a JD from Brooklyn Law School and an MFA in Creative Writing from The City College of NY.

*Photo by Rachel Eliza Griffiths.