De Jesus

Joey de Jesus

Adjunct Lecturer in the First-Year Writing Program


230 LeFrak
By appt: via email. (Zoom M/W)


Photo Credit: Brandon Perdomo

Joey De Jesus teaches First-Year Writing at Barnard College and is an Associate in English and Comparative Literature and Consultant in the CU Writing Center. Joey is the author of HOAX Limited Artist Edition (Operating System, 2022) and chapbooks: We Animate the Dream: A Poet’s Run for Public Office (Mount Analog Political Pamphlet Series II, 2021) and NOCT- The Threshold of Madness (The Atlas Review, 2019). Joey received the 2019-20 BRIC ArtFP Project Room Commission for HOAX, which appears online in perpetuity as a virtual installation, and 2017 NYFA/NYSCA Fellowship in Poetry. Their poems have appeared widely in print and online and have been installed in venues including: Poem-A-Day, Artists Space, Barrow Street, Bettering American Poetry, The Brooklyn Rail, The New Museum, Roadmap, Southern Humanities Review, SxSalon, The Texas Review, and elsewhere. Joey is a co-editor at Apogee Journal and lives in Ridgewood where they ran a competitive openly Queer Abolitionist campaign for New York State Assembly District 38 in 2020.

  • M.A. New York University
  • M.F.A. Sarah Lawrence College
  • B.A. Oberlin College


  • Performance Studies
  • Poetry