Jarred Thompson ‘s poetry has been published in Typecast Literary Magazine, Type House Literary Magazine, Poetry Potion, Outcast Magazine, the Esthetic Apostle, Sky Island Journal, Cosmographia Books (forthcoming 2019), Best New African Poets Anthology of 2016, New Contrast Literary Journal and Alegarse Journal. One of his poems was longlisted for The Sol Plaatje Award and Anthology of Poetry in 2017 and his chapbook Universes and Paradoxes was shortlisted for the Kingdom in the Wild Poetry Prize. Another chapbook of poetry (The Twilight People) is forthcoming(2019) online via Praxis Magazine Jarred’s nonfiction publications include articles for We The Brave, Queer Realness, The South Africa, Bellemont Review and Kalahari Review. His fiction publications include Typecast Literary Magazine, New Contrast Literary Journal, The Rainy Day Literary Journal, ImageOutWrite, the Johannesburg Review of Books and The 2018 Writivism Mentoring Anthology Transcending the Flame. Additionally, his short story Changing I’s was longlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize and his works Bench Presses and Erectile Dysfunctions and Semen in the Sun is shortlisted for the Gerald Kraak Award and Anthology. He is currently working toward his Master’s in English Literature at The University of Johannesburg.
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