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The Cyborg Jillian Weise

The Cyborg Jillian Weise was born in Houston, Texas. She is the author of the poetry collections The Amputee's Guide to Sex; The Book of Goodbyes, which won the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets; Cyborg Detective, winner of the 2020 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award; the speculative novel The Colony; and the chapbook Give It to Alfie Tonight, released by disabled publisher Red Mare Press in 2020.

Cy founded Borg 4 Borg Productions during the pandemic with the video play A Kim Deal Party, which features a cast of 87 writers and 24 bands. Cy's essays on being a cyborg have appeared in The New York Times and Granta.

  • 2014