Ted Rees is a poet, essayist, and editor who lives and works in Philadelphia. His most recent book of poetry, Thanksgiving: a Poem, was published by Golias Books in April 2020, and was a finalist for Lambda Literary Award. His first book of poetry, In Brazen Fontanelle Aflame, was published by Timeless, Infinite Light in 2018. Chapbooks include the soft abyss, The New Anchorage, and Outlaws Drift in Every Vehicle of Thought. Roof Books will be publishing his third full-length collection, Dog Day Economy, in the spring of 2022.
Recent essays have been published in The Poetry Project Newsletter, Libertines in the Ante-Room of Love: Poets on Punk, Full Stop Quarterly, and ON Contemporary Practice’s monograph on New Narrative. He is editor-at-large for The Elephants, as well as founder and co-editor of Asterion Projects with Levi Bentley. His poetry and critical work has appeared in numerous journals and magazines, some of which can be accessed on the Other Writings page.