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Jesse Kohn
Jesse Kohn is a storyteller, dream journalist, and songwriter from Santa Fe. “After the Eye Surgery” is the opening chapter of a manuscript called the book of webs. He holds an MFA from Brown and is a PhD Student at the University of Utah, where he is a prose editor for Quarterly West. His writing has appeared in The Brooklyn RailSleepingfishBomb, and elsewhere. He also sings in the bands Mount Desert Island and Laughing Branches, and is the human brother of a dog named Roy.

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Numina: The Enchantment Issue
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February 28, 2024
For breakfast, lunch, and dinner. On slices of rubbery white bread buttered with margarine so that the marmalade slides under the spreading knife. In the glass jar, the orange jelly with bright shavings of orange peel absorbs light and invites hungry eyes. And so, dreaming of marmalade, the brothers, always in need of sustenance, arrive on a snowy March morning at Heathrow.
February 28, 2024
I saw it in this very particular slide of swell’s,
the sylphspun silk of the sylph, she sideways,
her garage is paradise in masque, her sweep
is saturn, szturn im sturm & string, install’d
February 21, 2024
Because in the kitchen, it’s difficult to lie

Because the yearbook photo shows long straight hair parted down the middle, Marcia Brady-
  style

Because in my son’s mind, he has only one dziadek & babcia & that blindspot diminishes me
  more each day
The 2019 Shirley Jackson Award winner reads from his work
Monday, March 25, 2024
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT/GMT-4
Campus Center, Weis Cinema