Criss Jami (born Christopher James Gilbert) is an American poet, philosopher, and essayist. He studied philosophy at George Mason University, and has authored several books. In 2011, Jami published Salomé: In Every Inch In Every Mile, and the following year, Venus in Arms. He published Diotima, Battery, Electric Personality in 2013. In the beginning of 2015, Jami published Killosophy, and in 2016, Healology.