Jessica is a 2022 Jack Straw Writer. Find out more about the program here.

2021 Washington State Book Award finalist-Feeding Hour

“The Washington State Book Awards honor works of outstanding literary merit by Washington authors. An award is given based on the strength of the publication’s literary merit, lasting importance and overall quality.”

Interview with David Gilmour for Sound Poetry, Radio Tacoma

Feeding Hour has won a 2020 Nautilus Book Award!

During the past 22 years, this unique book awards program has continued to gain prestige with authors and publishers around the world as it seeks, recognizes, honors, celebrates and promotes print books that inspire and connect our lives as individuals, families, communities, and global citizens.

Dedicated to excellence and the highest literary standards, the Nautilus Awards program encourages its winners in getting wider recognition, exhibiting opportunities, industry exposure and enhanced prospects for sales.”

Feeding Hour is now available with Wandering Aengus Press (Trail to Table Press imprint, 11/20/20)


“Enormous Glacier Calvings Montage” up in Issue #32 of ECOTONE!

Two new micro-essays in the online ‘Summer Fling’ issue of Crab Creek Review

“Amends” in Silver Birch Press series How To Heal The Earth

“Latch” in (m)othering anthology (forthcoming from Inanna Press 5-17-22)

“Two Mothers Walking” and “Digging Irises” are in the inaugural issue of Mycorrhizae

On-Farm Researchnominated for the Best of the Net Anthology by The Hopper!

“Adaptation” and “Farmers at the Museum” are in Cascadia Rising Review’s Fall Issue

“Eclipsed” is in For Love of Orcas

Prayer for Good Mothering” is in the winter issue of Mothers Always Write

Orion Magazine has published “Fleece” in their Autumn 2018 issue

Flood Patterns poems featured on Tweetspeak Poetry by Callie Feyen

“Ghost Belly” is in Snapdragon: A Journal of Art & Healing (Issue 4.1)

“Night Fire” is in the Magnolia Review (Volume 4, Issue 1)

“Tulip Season” is part of a WA 129+ Chapbook.

“Moments of Pause” featured in the Ekphrastic Review.

“Fall Salmon Run” & “Pregnant Ex-Pat In An Everyday Landscape” in About Place Journal.

Reviews & Readings

2022 Jack Straw Writing Program Reading w/ Julie Feng, Helen Anderson, and Emily Parzybok.

Village Books reading for The Madrona Project with North Cascades Institute

Review of Feeding Hour in Mom Egg Review

Review of Feeding Hour in Seattle Book Review

Interview with Allison Adair on The Poet’s Cafe by A Mighty Blaze

Village Books reading with Jen Stewart Fueston and Chloe Yelena Miller

ie presents online series reading with ie gallery in Edison, WA

Folio reading with Margot Kahn, Keetje Kuipers, Anastacia Renee, Jenne Hsien Patrick