Matador Review

A Quarterly Missive of Alternative Concern


Jayme Russell



(Jayme Russell is a poet who is drawn to visual texts and works of erasure. She is currently working on a manuscript entitled "Technicolor Queen," which tells the story of Snow White through fragments of text and collage. These two pieces are part of that manuscript.)

Jayme Russell received her M.A. in Poetry from Ohio University and her MFA in Poetry from The University of Notre Dame. She has recently published poetry in Black Warrior Review, Pank, Columbia Poetry Review, Prelude, Plinth, and Silver Birch Press’s Alice in Wonderland Anthology. An issue of Tender-loin was dedicated to her poetry, as well. Her piece entitled “Mountain Simulator” was published by Cartridge Lit and nominated for The Best of the Net 2015.  She published a sequence of erasures and an accompanying essay on the Fairy Tale Review’s blog Tiny Donkey. Her erasure work can be found in Banango Street, Apricity, and Deluge.