Jillian Weise


The Cyborg Jillian Weise is a poet and disability rights activist. Her essays on cyborg identity appear in The New York Times, Granta and WIRED. Her books include The Amputee’s Guide to Sex (2007), The Colony (2010), The Book of Goodbyes (2013), Cyborg Detective (2019) and Give It to Alfie Tonight (2020). Weise directed and produced A Kim Deal Party, a twenty-minute video play, which was screened at Public Space One in Iowa City. Born in Houston, she now works at Florida State University. Her next book, Common Cyborg, is forthcoming from Ecco.