Jake Syersak is a poet, translator, and editor living in Seattle, WA. He is the author of the recent poetry chapbook Vortex(t) (CoastNoCoast, 2020) and the full-length poetry collection Yield Architecture (Burnside Review Press, 2018). In 2021, Trembling Pillow Press will publish his newest full-length poetry collection, Mantic Compost. He is also the translator of several collections of poetry by Moroccan author Mohammed Khaïr-Eddine, including Proximal Morocco— (Ugly Duckling Presse, forthcoming 2023) and Resurrection of Wild Flowers (Oomph! Press, forthcoming 2021). With Pierre Joris, he co-translated Khaïr-Eddine’s hybrid novel Agadir (Lavender Ink/Diálogos Press, 2020). He and Paul Cunningham currently co-edit Radioactive Cloud, a micro-press.