Josey Foo

joseyfoo fotoJosey Foo works in mixed forms. She has published three books of prose, poems, and pictures. Endou (Lost Roads) includes a fully realized children’s picture story of a three-legged traveling beagle and a seven-part essay that was a The Best American Essays 1995 selection. Tomie’s Chair (Kaya) is a meditation on an ocean of choices involved in moving a chair to another part of the room. A Lily Lilies, co-written with the dancer/choreographer Leah Stein, contains poetry and notes on dance and focuses on the impulse to move. Her work has appeared in The Boston Review, The Provincetown Journal, The American Voice, and other journals. She has won a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship for her poetry and a Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Fellowship for prose. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brown University. She can be found online at