Jesse Loesberg earned his bachelor of arts in philosophy at Bates College in 1993 and his master of fine arts in writing at Goddard College in 1999.

Jesse's poems have appeared in The Café Review, The Santa Barbara Review, The Clockhouse Review and on the web site of Poets Against War. His articles and essays have been published in The Casco Bay Weekly (now sadly defunct), Maine in Print and in the San Francisco Chronicle. He is a regular contributor to the Perspectives series on KQED-FM in San Francisco, and his short fiction has appeared in Whistling Shade and Connotation Press. His first novel, The Accumulator, is looking for a home.

His career as a creative writing teacher began at Portland Adult Education in 1998. Since then he has been on the faculty of The Academy of Art University in San Francisco, run writing classes at The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, and taught poetry to fifth and sixth graders at The Oak Bluffs School on Martha's Vineyard. He is also teaches at The Writing Salon and is on the faculty of the Wyoming Young Writer's Camp.

Jesse lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he is also a knitting designer, a website designer, and a father of two little twins.