Headshot of poet Jessica Coles, a white woman with shoulder-length brown hair and brown eyes. She is smiling widely and wearing dark lipstick and a black top.

Jessica Coles (she/her) is a poet and editor from Edmonton, Alberta (Treaty 6), where she lives with her family and a judgmental tuxedo cat named Miss Bennet. Her work has appeared in Prairie Fire, Moist Poetry Journal, Crow Name, Capsule Stories, Full Mood Magazine, Contemporary Verse 2, EcoTheo Review (forthcoming), and You are a Flower Growing off the Side of a Cliff. Her chapbook, unless you’re willing to evaporate, is available through Prairie Vixen Press. Twitter: @milkcratejess