Jess Smith

    writer - editor - educator


Selected Poems

"Two Truths & A Lie" at The Shallow Ends

December 2018

"Summons" at Four Way Review

April 2018

April 2018

"Lady Smith" at 32 Poems

January 2018

"Path of Totality" at Cincinnati Review miCRo

October 2017

"Encore" at Juked

July 2017

Three Poems at Heavy Feather Review

Summer 2017, #NotMyPresident Issue

Three Poems at Waxwing Literary Journal

October 2016


Selected Prose & Criticism


"#JennyToo" at Avidly

October 2017

"Repeat" at Front Porch Journal

March 2017

January 2017

"Various Kinds of Torment" at The Best American Poetry Blog

January 2015

"Enough" at The Best American Poetry Blog

December 2014


Originally from Georgia, Jess Smith is currently pursuing a PhD in English & Creative Writing at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX where she co-founded and curates the LHUCA Literary Series. Her poetry, essays, and criticism can be found in Prairie Schooner, Waxwing, 32 Poems, The Rumpus, and other journals. She received her MFA in poetry from The New School and is the recipient of scholarships from the Sewanee Writers' Conference and the Vermont Studio Center.



This site was designed with the
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now