Russell Jaffe

Russell Jaffe teaches at Kirkwood Community College and lives in Iowa City, Iowa, where he is one of the editors of Strange Cage (, a small press specializing in handmade chapbooks of poetry that also holds a reading series. His poems have appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Shampoo, DIAGRAM, La Petite Zine, and others, and he is the co-creator of The Nøsters (, a series of collectable monster buttons. He collects 8-tracks.