Profile

Janaka Stucky is a mystic poet, performer, and founding editor of the award-winning press, Black Ocean.

He is the author of The Truth Is We Are Perfect, Your Name Is the Only Freedom, The World Will Deny It for You, and his latest book, Ascend Ascend (Third Man Books, 2019). His writing has also appeared in such venues as Denver Quarterly, Fence, North American Review, Poetry Foundation, and the Huffington Post. He has taught and performed in over 60 cities around the world. He is also a two-time National Haiku Champion. More at janakastucky.com.

Education

MFA - Writing | Vermont College
BFA - Writing, Literature & Publishing | Emerson College

Selected work

Rita Banerjee

Director & Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Robin MacArthur

Faculty, Novel Retreat; Visiting Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Janaka Stucky

Visiting Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Elissa Schappell

Visiting Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Ibrahim Ahmad

Visiting Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Erin Stalcup

Hunger Mountain Editor & Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing