Writer | Poet | Educator


JD Scott is the most recent winner of the 2018 Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writer’s Residency Prize, selected by Lidia Yuknavitch, which will result in a debut short story collection published by &NOW Books. JD’s debut poetry collection, Mask for Mask, is also forthcoming from New Rivers Press. JD is also the author of two chapbooks of poems: FUNERALS & THRONES (Birds of Lace Press, 2013) and Night Errands (Winner of the 2012 Peter Meinke Prize, YellowJacket Press). Their poetry and fiction has appeared in Denver Quarterly, Prairie Schooner, Indiana Review, Ninth Letter, Salt Hill, Sonora Review, The Pinch, Spoon River Poetry Review, and elsewhere. Their work has also been featured in the Best American Experimental Writing and Best New Poets anthologies. Their accolades include being awarded a 2018 Lambda Emerging LGBTQ Voices fellowship, attending the Poetry Foundation’s inaugural Poetry Incubator, and being awarded residencies at the Millay Colony, the Edward F. Albee Foundation, and Writers at the Eyrie. They currently edit AADOREE, and in the past have edited for Black Warrior Review, Joyland, and Moonshot. JD is a Pisces, amateur perfumer, and in a co-dependent relationship with a cat named Faust.