Jesse Nissim is the author of Day cracks between the bones of the foot (Furniture Press Books, 2015) and Where They Would Never Be Invited (Black Radish Books, forthcoming in 2016). She is the author of the chapbooks: Nesting instinct (Nous-Zot 2014), Day cracks between the bones of the foot (Furniture Press Books 2013), SELF NAMED BODY (Finishing Line Press 2012), and Alphabet for M (Dancing Girl Press 2007). Her poems and reviews have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Barrow Street, Handsome, H-NGM-N, HTML Giant, Many Mountains Moving, New American Writing, La Petite Zine, Really System, Requited, Shampoo, Sixth Finch, Spoon River Poetry Review and 90s Meg Ryan.
She has been an artist-in-residence at the Ragdale Foundation and the Saltonstall Foundation. She is a Faculty Fellow in the Humanities at Syracuse University, where she teaches and coordinates the first-year seminars.