Jacob Budenz

CSS Writing Fellow

Jacob Budenz (he/they) is a writer, multi-disciplinary performer, composer, and educator with an MFA from University of New Orleans and a BA from Johns Hopkins University. The resident writing tutor, Jake has received numerous accolades for his own work, including a Baker Innovative Projects Grant for his original play Simaetha in early 2020 and a staging of his original adaptation of Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita, which appeared in Baltimore City Paper’s Top Ten Stage Productions of 2016. The author of Pastel Witcheries (Seven Kitchens Press 2018), Jake also has fiction and poetry in journals including Slipstream, Entropy Magazine, and Wizards in Space, as well as anthologies by Mason Jar Press and Mad Scientist Journal. In addition to his work with NFP, he also teaches English at Anne Arundel Community College.