Ted Rees is a poet, essayist, and educator who spent 2008-2017 living in the cities and map blips of central and northern California, but now resides in Philadelphia, where he teaches Creative Writing, American Studies, and Literature courses at Temple and La Salle Universities.

July of 2018 saw Timeless, Infinite Light publish his first book of poetry, In Brazen Fontanelle Aflame, and The Elephants published the hybrid-genre chapbook the soft abyss earlier in the year.

Previous publications include chapbooks The New Anchorage (Mondo Bummer), Outlaws Drift in Every Vehicle of Thought (Trafficker Press), and Like Air (Bent Boy Books).

His poetry and critical work has appeared in numerous journals and magazines, some of which can be accessed on the Writing page. Most recently, an essay on New Narrative, tenderness, and David Wojnarowicz appeared in ON Contemporary Practice‘s From Our Hearts to Yours: New Narrative as Contemporary Practice, eds. Rob Halpern and Robin Tremblay-McGraw.