Jason Poudrier is a novelist, essayist, poet, and Purple Heart recipient of the Iraq War. He is currently an instructor with Cameron University and serves as the director of events for Military Experience & the Arts. He is the 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.
Jason Poudrier 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