Jay Thompson

Jay Thompson

Lowell Elementary

Jay Aquinas Thompson is a Seattle-based poet and teaching artist. His poems and essays have appeared in COAST | No COAST, The Spectacle, Berfrois, and Denver Quarterly, among many other journals, and he’s a contributing editor at Poetry Northwest. He co-teaches a weekly class on poetry, reflective writing, and emotional integration to adult women incarcerated at King County Jail, and he has taught poetry and reflective writing to public school students and youth in psychiatric care.