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Wess Mongo Jolley

Poet, and Performance Poetry Promoter

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Wess Mongo Jolley is a poet and poetry promoter living in Vermont.  He produces and hosts the IndieFeed Performance Poetry Channel podcast, and is the Founder and President of the Performance Poetry Preservation Project.  His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Off The Coast, PANK, The New Verse News, Danse Macabre, The November 3rd Club, The Legendary, decomP, and in the Write Bloody Press book The Good Things About America. He lives on a ten acre parcel in rural Vermont, with his partner, various members of  his clan, a failing vegetable garden, and an unidentified monster that has been known to chase visitors out of the woods.  He is an urban poet, trapped in a rural body. He can be found on the internet at, and at

Recent News:

June 24, 2013:
"Altar" now available in Issue Four of Dressing Room Poetry Journal.  Thanks, folks, for sharing my work!

June 1, 2013:
"Smolder & Spark" finished and sent off to a potential publisher!

May 10, 2013:
Just putting the finishing touches on my manuscript "Smolder & Spark"...  I'm excited to be putting this youngster out into the world...

April 11, 2013:

My poem "Altar" will soon be appearing in the great Dressing Room Poetry Journal.