Jos Charles is a trans poet and writer. Their debut poetry collection, Safe Space, is available from Ahsahta Press (2016). They are founding-editor of THEM. Their poetry has been published with POETRY, PEN, Washington Square Review, Denver Quarterly, GLAAD, LAMBDA Literary, and elsewhere. In 2016 they received a Ruth Lilly & Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship through the Poetry Foundation. Jos Charles received an MFA from the University of Arizona. They reside in Long Beach, CA.