JESS BURNQUIST was raised in Tempe, Arizona. She received her MFA in Creative Writing/Poetry from Arizona State University. Her work has appeared in Ms.Muse of Ms. Magazine, Rise Up Review, Persona, Clackamas Literary Review, Natural Bridge and various online journals. She is a recipient of the Joan Frazier Memorial Award for the Arts at ASU. Jess currently directs the human rights based educational division of Creative Visions. Her chapbook, You May Feel Your Way Past Me is available from Dancing Girl Press. Links to her most recent work can be viewed at www.jessburnquist.com.