About

Jason Myers is a writer, editor, and licensed minister. He graduated from Bennington College, where he was the Catherine Osgood Foster Scholar, selected by Mary Oliver. He received an MFA in Poetry from NYU, where Sharon Olds was his thesis advisor. While living in New York he taught undergraduate creative writing at NYU, and was an intern at Tin House and The Clinton Foundation.

He received a Master of Divinity from Emory University, where he was an FTE Fellow nominated by Ebenezer Baptist Church. He founded Candler Creation Keepers for fellow ecologically-oriented theology students and was a Global Health Fellow, conducting research with MPH students in Haiti. He served as an Associate Pastor at Ebenezer while working as a chaplain at Atlanta Medical Center and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

His writing has been nominated for a Pushcart and Best New Poets, and was introduced by Campbell McGrath as part of American Poet's Emerging Poets feature. He is the Editor of The EcoTheo Review, works in hospice, and is seeking ordination in the Episcopal Church. He lives with his wife, Allison Grace Myers, outside Austin, and is available for readings, workshops, preaching, and weddings.