Jason Poudrier is a 2018 Pat Tillman Scholar. He is a novelist, essayist, poet, and Purple Heart recipient of the Iraq War. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in English Education at the University of Oklahoma and is an instructor with Cameron University. He serves as the director of events for Military Experience & the Arts and is an award-winning author of two poetry collections, Red Fields (Mongrel Empire Press, 2012) and the chapbook In the Rubble at Our Feet (Rose Rock Press, 2011). His poems have recently appeared in World Literature Today and Blue Streak. His fiction has been listed as a finalist for the New Plains Review Sherman Chaddlesone Flash Fiction contest, semifinalist for American Short Fiction’s American Short(er) Fiction contest, and honorable mention for Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 6.
Read his Pat Tillman Scholar Biography here: 2018 Pat Tillman Scholar
Jason Poudrier is currently a graduate student at the University of Oklahoma and is a recent graduate of the Red Earth MFA program at Oklahoma City University. He is currently working on publishing a collection of short stories. For a recent interview with Jason Poudrier, click here: militaryexperience.org