Jessica Lanay is an interdisciplinary writer who grounds her work in Black feminist poeisis. Her hybrid debut poetry collection, Am•phib•ian was published in 2019 and won the 2020 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Prize judged by Toi Derricotte from Broadside Lotus Press. Her poetry can be found in Indiana Review, Prairie Schooner, Poet Lore, The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review, Poiesis,and others. She is currently a PhD student in Art History at Indiana University studying African and African Diasporan Arts from African and African Diasporan epistemologies and philosophical perspectives.
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