Jamaal May

Jamaal May

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Wayne State University Poet in Residence



5057 Woodward, 9305.2

Jamaal May


English: Creative Writing

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

 Antidisciplinary Storytelling, Qualia and Mixed Sensory Experiences 


M.F.A, Warren Wilson College

Awards and grants

Spirit of Detroit Award, Benjamin Danks Award from American Academy of Arts and Letters, Lannan Foundation Grant, Stadler Fellowship, Frost Fellowship, Kenyon Review Fellowshiip, Indiana Review Prize, Citvitella Ranieri Fellowship, Detroit Slam Champion, Notable Book Award from the National Library Assoiciation, Foreword Silver Medal.

Courses taught by Jamaal May

Winter Term 2022

Fall Term 2021