Jai Arun Ravine

Jai Arun Ravine

Jai Arun Ravine

A mixed race, mixed gender, and mixed genre artist, Jai Arun Ravine writes and performs body texts about alienation, identity/tourism, decolonization, and silence that refuse/accept being a tourist to one’s self. Their presentations often utilize video, comics, and performance as modes of communication.

Author Site

Publications 

Excerpts from THE ROMANCE OF SIAM | A TransPacific Poetics anthology, edited by Lisa Samuels and Sawako Nakayasu (Litmus Press, 2017)

"The Floating Market" | Boneless Skinless, Volume 1 (February 2017)

"The Escape Artist," Dusie

"113/6," "CHARTERED ARCHITECT / NEGATIVE ENDINGS," and "ERASE EVERY TRACE" at Be Untexed

"White Love," "Backpackers," "Backpackers 2," and "Erase Every Trace," Streetnotes 

"One Night in Bangkok," OCHO

"The White Elephant Ride," eleven eleven

The Romance of the Siamese Dream," Eoagh

 

Awards

2017 Lambda Literary Award Finalist

Entropy Magazine’s Best of 2016 

 

Press for The Romance of Siam

Conversation with Angela Peñaredondo at Jacket2 

Conversation with Gabriel Ojeda-Sague at Drunken Boat

Review at Drunken Boat Blog

The Write Stuff feature

Review at The Lantern Review

Interview for Waves Breaking Podcast

 

Books

TIME PORTAL with Greg Wood, Belladonna

The Romance of Siam, Timeless, Infinite Light 

แล้ว and then entwine, Tinfish

IS THIS JANUARY, Corollary Press