Jordan Makant is a senior History major with a minor in Creative Writing at Lenoir-Rhyne University. He is a writer, actor, and stage technician.

His debut chapbook, Impossible Angles, was published by Main Street Rag on September 5th, 2017, and he has been published in Rat’s Ass Review, The Ekphrastic Review, The Main Street Rag, Winston-Salem Writers’ Poetry in Plain Sight, and Kakalak 2017 (forthcoming). He is an Assistant Editor at Wild Goose Poetry Review and an Assistant at Poetry Hickory.

Acting credits include The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Adam Long), The Good Doctor (Ivan Cherdyakov and Young Anton Chekov), Pablo Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Elvis Presley), The Hobbit (Bilbo Baggins), The Princess Bride (Wesley), and the first-ever stage adaptation of Cynthia Lord’s Rules in 2013. Jordan is also one of three co-founders and standing Technical Director of the Hickory Playground, a non-profit theatre company dedicated to raising awareness and financial support for the arts throughout the greater Hickory, North Carolina community.

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