Jessica Tanck

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Jessica Tanck is the author of Winter Here (UGA Press, 2024), winner of the 2022 Georgia Poetry Prize. A graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s MFA program, Jess grew up in Sheboygan, WI, on the shores of Lake Michigan. Her work appears or is forthcoming in The Adroit Journal, Alaska Quarterly Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Blackbird, Colorado Review, DIAGRAM, Gulf Coast, Kenyon Review, The Los Angeles Review, Meridian, New Ohio Review, Ninth Letter, and others.

A recipient of the Vice Presidential Fellowship, Jess lives and writes in Salt Lake City, where she is a Ph.D. student in English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Utah. She served as the 2022-2023 Editor of Quarterly West.

Recent Book
Winter Here