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Jonathan Gleason is a writer, instructor, medical interpreter, and recent graduate of the University of Iowa's MFA program in creative writing. He is currently working on a collection of essays about illness, medicine and the body. His manuscript "Field Guide to Falling Ill" was a recipient of a 2023 grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation, shortlisted for the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, and a finalist for the Miami Book Fair Emerging Writer Fellowship. He won the 2024 Indiana Review fiction competition. His work is anthologize in Best American Essays (2024) and has appeared in The Sun Magazine, Literary HubNew England Review, The Kenyon Review, Colorado Review, Michigan Quarterly ReviewFugue, Denver Quarterly, Redivider Journal and others. 


You can read some of his work below!

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