Jacq Greyja is a poet and the author of the chapbook Greater Grave (The Operating System, 2018). Their poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Anomaly, Bettering American Poetry: Volume II, Columbia Poetry Review, Berkeley Poetry Review, Apogee, Hold: A Journal, Dream Pop Journal, Peach Mag, and elsewhere. In 2019, they presented on poetry & writing panels at AWP, the New Orleans Poetry Festival, and Lambda Lit Fest. Their poetry and collage pieces have been exhibited at The Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive and Bushel Collective. They were a 2018 fellow in Radar Productions' "Show Us Your Spines” residency at the San Francisco Public Library's James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center.
Jacq is an MFA candidate and William Dickey Fellow in Poetry at San Francisco State University. They hold a BA in English from UC Berkeley.
Jacq was raised in various parts of California with and without their family. They are of Jewish and Mexican descent and a first-generation college graduate. They are also a high school dropout.
Bipolar and a Cancer, they live and work in Berkeley.