Jared Stanley

Jared Stanley

Contact Information


  • MFA, Creative Writing (Poetry), University of Iowa, 2004


Jared Stanley is the author of three full-length collections of poetry, EARS (Nightboat Books, 2017), The Weeds, (Salt Publishing 2012) and Book Made of Forest (Salt Publishing, 2009), which won the Crashaw Prize for Poetry. His poetry and prose have appeared in many journals including Harvard Review, Triple Canopy, The Academy of American Poets' Poem-a-day and in the anthology Counter-Desecration: A Glossary for the Anthropocene (Wesleyan, 2018). His awards include a Silver Pen Award from the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame and fellowships from the Nevada Arts Council and the Center for Art + Environment. Born in Arizona, Stanley grew up in northern California and now lives in northern Nevada.

Research Interests

  • Creative Writing (Poetry)
  • Contemporary Poetics
  • Interdisciplinary Practice 

Class Materials

  • ENG 102
  • ENG 401B
  • ENG 709 


  • EARS (Nightboat Books, 2017)