Recently named a 2017-2019 Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, J.P. Grasser received his B.A. in English from Sewanee: The University of the South, where he was the recipient of the Tennessee Williams Prize. J.P. received his M.F.A. in poetry from Johns Hopkins University.
He is currently a doctoral student in Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Utah, where he serves as Editor-in-Chief for Quarterly West. J.P. was raised outside of Washington, DC and on his family’s fish farm in Brady, Nebraska. He lives in San Jose, California.