Travis Jeppesen

Travis Jeppesen is a novelist, poet, art critic and playwright. He is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Victims, which was selected by Dennis Cooper to debut his Little House on the Bowery series for Akashic Books in 2003; a Russian translation of the novel was published in 2005 by Eksmo. Jeppesen’s second novel, Wolf at the Door (Twisted Spoon Press), appeared in 2007. In 2006, BLATT Books published a collection of poetry, Poems I Wrote While Watching TV; a second collection, Dicklung & Others, appeared in November 2009.

2008 saw the release of Disorientations: Art on the Margins of the “Contemporary,” a book collecting Jeppesen’s writings on Central and Eastern European art, and the launch of, a “one-man art magazine.” His play, Daddy, premiered in June 2009 in Berlin at the HAU Theater, under the direction of Ron Athey.

His writings on art and literature have appeared in Artforum, Bookforum, Flash Art, New York Press, Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, Dazed & Confused, Zoo Magazine, and The Stranger, among other publications.

Between 2002 and 2006, Jeppesen lived in Prague, where he and author Joshua Cohen co-edited the Prague Pill (2002-2003), the Prague Literary Review (2005), and BLATT (2006-2007.) He is a member of the Czech Journalists’ Syndicate. A contributing editor to the online literary journal Jeppesen currently lives and works in Berlin.

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