Jerrold Shiroma was born in San Diego, California, in 1972. In 1997, he founded the duration chapbook series of international poetry, &, in 1999, uploaded the first version of durationpress.com. He is the author of two chapbooks: untitled object (Potes & Poets, 2000), & 2 poems (a+bend press, 2000), & his poems have appeared most recently in 3rd bed & interlope.He received a B.A. from San Francisco State University in 2001, & an M.F.A. from Brown University in 2003.
He currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he is the editor / designer of duration press & durationpress.com.