Jonathan Ruseski

Writing Instructor & Technology Specialist; Lecturer in English Language & Literature


Contact & Office Hours

Seelye Hall 307



M.F.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst


Jonathan Ruseski (he/him/his) is a Writing Instructor & Technology Specialist for the Jacobson Center. In this role, Jonathan offers writing counseling sessions and helps with design, development, and technological support for Smith Writes, Smith Public Voices, and other Jacobson Center projects. He also teaches ENG 118, The Art of the Steal: Remixing, Originality & Identity.   

A scholar of modern and contemporary poetry, he holds an M.F.A. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Passionate about writing and publishing, Jonathan is the founder and editor of b l u s h, an online journal and publishing imprint, and author of several poetry chapbooks. Recent writing appears in BOMB, Fence, and jubilat, among others. Iris, a debut full-length poetry collection, is forthcoming Spring 2022. He lives in Northampton with his wife and cat and moonlights as a musician.