Jonathan May grew up in Zimbabwe as the child of missionaries, but currently lives and teaches in Memphis, TN, where he received his MFA in Poetry. In September 2016, he was honored to serve as the inaugural Artist in Residence at the Brooks Museum of Art. He is Editor-in-Chief for antinarrative journal and author of “from The Disappearing City–” (which can be purchased here).

Other work not found online appears in Rock & SlingThe Maine Review, DASH, Buddy: a lit zine, and SAND. Reach out to him at or follow him on Instagram.

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