allergic to both

aspirin and ibuprofen 

Delia Pless is a poet and teacher whose work has appeared in jubilat, Prelude, LIT, Sixth Finch, Western Beefs of North America, and elsewhere. 


She holds a Bachelor's degree in Comparative Literature from New York University, where she received the Comparative Literature Senior Thesis Prize for her translations of the poet Alexandre Latil, and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. She co-hosted the jubilat/Jones Reading Series from 2014-16.


She lives in Chicago and works as a writing instructor for DePaul University and the City Colleges. 


She's from Durham, North Carolina. 


becomes poet, liquefies dog

(end of illusion)