Jesse Nathan

Jesse Nathan's poems have been published in jubilat, the Nation, the American Poetry ReviewGigantic, and many other magazines. He is author of a chapbook of poems, Dinner (Milk Machine, 2009). Nathan's essays and journalism have appeared in Adbusters, the San Francisco ChronicleTin HousePoetry International, McSweeney's, theBeliever, and elsewhere.

Nathan is an editor at McSweeney's, and for several years was managing editor of the Best American Nonrequired Reading. A founding editor of the McSweeney's Poetry Series, he is working on a PhD in English Literature at Stanford. He lives in San Fransisco.

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A Party Game

Re: Good Luck

Really Believe

Something Good from the Days Has Come into Everything

The Kansas