jos charles is a trans poet, translator, editor, and author of feeld, a winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, selected by fady joudah (forthcoming September 2018) and safe space (Ahsahta Press). 

charles has poetry published (and/or publications forthcoming) with POETRY, Poem-a-Day, PEN, Washington Square Review, BLOOM, Denver Quarterly, Action Yes, The Feminist Wire, The Capilano Review, and elsewhere.

charles' writing has been featured on BitchMedia, Entropy, LUNA LUNA, Medium, GLAAD, LAMBDA Literary, Original Plumbing, and elsewhere.

in 2016 she received the Ruth Lilly & Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship through the Poetry Foundation. in 2015 she received the Monique Wittig Writer's Scholarship. jos charles has an MFA from the University of Arizona.

she currently resides in Long Beach, CA.