Jacq Greyja is a writer of Jewish and Mexican descent living in Berkeley, California. They are a William Dickey Poetry Fellow and MFA student in Creative Writing at San Francisco State University.
Greyja's work has appeared or is forthcoming in Hold: A Journal, Dream Pop Journal, Linden Avenue, Peach Mag, Bettering American Poetry: Volume II, Apogee, Columbia Poetry Review, Berkeley Poetry Review, and elsewhere. They were a 2018 summer fellow in Radar Production's "Show Us Your Spines," a residency at the San Francisco Public Library for queer writers of color. Their first chapbook of poetry, Greater Grave, was published by The Operating System in 2018. Poetry and collage pieces have exhibited at The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (2018) and Bushel Collective (2017).
Jacq holds a B.A. in English from UC Berkeley. They are a high school dropout and first-generation college graduate.