jos charles is a trans poet, translator, editor, and author of feeld, a National Book Award long-listed finalist and winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, selected by fady joudah (Milkweed Editions) and safe space (Ahsahta Press). 

charles has poetry published with POETRY, Poem-a-Day, PEN, Washington Square Review, BLOOM, Denver Quarterly, Action Yes, The Feminist Wire, and elsewhere.

charles' writing has been featured on BitchMedia, Entropy, GLAAD, LAMBDA Literary, 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 is a PhD student at UC Irvine and currently resides in Long Beach, CA.