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-Amherst, where she co-hosted the jubilat/Jones Reading Series from 2014-16.


She has collaborated and performed with the Connecticut River Valley Poets Theater and currently lives in Chicago. She works as a writing instructor for DePaul University and Malcolm X College.


She's from Durham, North Carolina.