Jeffrey Yamaguchi creates projects with words, photos, and video as art explorations, as well as through his work in the publishing industry.

Recent publications (poetry, fiction, essays): Kissing Dynamite, Okay Donkey, X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine, Black Bough Poetry, Mojave Heart Review, Vamp Cat Magazine, Nightingale & Sparrow, Failed Haiku, Words for the Wild, Naviar Haiku, Memoir Mixtapes, Daily Haiga, formercactus, Three Drops from a Cauldron.

Professional: Currently on the leadership team working to build a new publishing venture at Blackstone Publishing. Serving on the digital committee at Poets & Writers. Formerly digital director at Knopf / Doubleday (Penguin Random House) and Abrams Books.

Books: 52 Projects | Working For The Man (both published by Perigee/Penguin Random House).

Films: Body of Water | Unsettled | #TalkTraffic

Speaking: Deliver presentations and lead workshops/panels at conferences such as the Flathead River Writers Conference, NYU’s Summer Publishing Institute, and Yale’s Publishing Course.

Teaching: NYU | Mediabistro

Social Channels / Connect: @jeffyamaguchi | Instagram | Linkedin


Need some creative inspiration? Check out one of my earliest projects:

Third person bio available here.

Poets & Writers Directory Profile.

Profile photo by Cassie Timpy.