Jessica Lee grew up in California and now resides in the Pacific Northwest. She is an Assistant Editor for Narrative Magazine and an intern for Copper Canyon Press. She was a finalist for the 2017 So to Speak Poetry Contest judged by Natalie Diaz and the 2017 Greg Grummer Poetry Award judged by Monica Youn. 

She holds a BA in Creative Writing and a minor in Dance from Western Washington University. While at Western, she worked as an editor for Jeopardy Magazine and as a Writing Assistant and Student Coordinator for Western’s Research and Writing Studio.

From 2016-2017 she served as Poetry Editor for Sweet Tree Review and was a member of the Sue C. Boynton Poetry Committee in 2017.

Her work is forthcoming in DuendeFive:2:One Magazine, and Passages North.

Find her collages on Instagram at femme.slice

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