Jordan Windholz is a scholar of Renaissance English literature and a poet. He earned his MFA at the University of Colorado, Boulder and his PhD at Fordham University in New York, where he is currently a Senior Teaching Fellow.
His current scholarly project focuses on constructions and representations of bachelor identity in the works of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. He has an article on journeymen, ballads, and bachelor community in Shakespeare's London forthcoming in English Literary Renaissance (Spring 2016), and another in the works on the queer testimonies of male chastity in Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well.
Jordan is also the author of a collection of poems, Other Psalms (University of North Texas Press, 2015). Individual poems have appeared in Boston Review, Barrow Street, 32poems, and Best New Poets, amongst other publications. He is currently working on two new collections of poems: The Grand Eloquence, which was a finalist for the National Poetry Series, and Its Reasons.
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