Russell Jaffe

Russell Jaffe is an Iowa City artist, writer, and high school teacher, as well as the Co-Editor of Strange Cage (, a chapbook poetry press, and MC/coordinator of its reading series. He is the author of one poetry collection, This Super Doom I Aver (Poets Democracy, ’13), and a few chapbooks both online and in print. His baby, a collaboration with poet Carleen Tibbetts, is forthcoming in August of this year. His writing about art appears in The Little Village magazine and his poems are forthcoming or have appeared inThe Colorado Review, [PANK], H_NGM_N, Spork, La Petite Zine, American Letters & Commentary, DIAGRAM, and others and teaches poetry workshops called Write. Poetry. Right. Now! and Produce, Perform, and Publish Poetry in Iowa City, collects 8-tracks, and does online things online at

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