Jennifer L. Knox was born in Lancaster, California—once crystal meth capital of the nation, and home to Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart and the Space Shuttle.
She received her BA from the University of Iowa, and her MFA in poetry writing from New York University. She has taught poetry writing at Hunter College and New York University.
Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry 1997, 2003 and 2006, Best American Erotic Poems, Great American Prose Poems: From Poet to Present, and Free Radicals: American Poets Before Their First Books.
Her work also appears/has appeared/will appear in lots of places like American Poetry Review, Fence, Forklift Ohio, Ploughshares and Verse.