Jim Eigo

Writer and activist

Jim Eigo has written on theater, dance, art, literature, sex and the design of clinical trials. He helped design two reforms of AIDS drug regulation, accelerated approval and expanded access, reforms that facilitated the delivery of many treatments to people across the world. For the better part of a decade he edited the magazines Playguy and Inches. His short fiction has appeared in such volumes as Best American Gay Fiction #3, in such periodicals as The Chicago Review and at such online venues as Cleaver Magazine and Bohemia. His first published art work appears in The Poetics of Space from Intima Press. You can read the first chapter of his novel-in-progress in the current issue of ink&coda. Recently his concrete poetry has appeared in Otoliths and the Visual Poetry tumblr blog. He works on HIV Prevention issues with ACT UP/NY.

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