Jessamyn Smyth The Inugami Mochi


Jessamyn Smyth's writing has appeared in Red Rock Review, American Letters and Commentary, Nth Position, MiCrow, Taos Journal, Wingbeats: Exercises and Practices in Poetry, and many other journals and anthologies.


Her chapbook Kitsune was a winner in the New Women’s Voices Series of Finishing Line Press (2013), and she has received honorable mention in Best American Short Stories (2006), a long list of prize nominations, and is the recipient of fellowships, scholarships, and grants from the Robert Francis Foundation, Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, and many others.


In 2016, Saddle Road Press will be publishing her full-length poetry book Wilderness/Gilgemesh.


Jessamyn was the creator and founding Editor in Chief of Tupelo Quarterly, and is the founding Director of the Quest Writer's Conference at Quest University in Canada, where she is Humanities faculty.


You can find her at her own site.