img_8311-1Jacquelyn Ardam is a writer, editor, and educator who lives in Los Angeles. She holds a PhD in English from UCLA and has taught at UCLA and Colby College.

She is at work on a book titled Avidly Reads Poetry, which is part of NYU Press’s Avidly Reads, a series of short books about how culture makes us feel.

Jacquelyn’s writing appears in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Bookforum, LitHub, Hyperallergic, The Toast, and elsewhere. She has also written a number of articles for peer-reviewed academic journals.

She is the Assistant Director of the Undergraduate Research Center for the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at UCLA.