My poetry can be found in: Appalachian Heritage, Atlanta Review, Barnwood Magazine; The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature; Nerve Cowboy; Sacred Journey; Raving Dove; Plain Spoke; Lilliput Review; Tiferet Journal; Tipton Poetry Journal; The Sow’s Ear Poetry Review; Nomad’s Choir, Posey Magazine, forty-one-south, The Midwest Quarterly,  The Found Poetry Review, The Single Hound, The Heartland Review, The Chaffin Journal , New SouthernerKudzu, and in “Bigger Than They Appear:  Anthology of Very Short Poems” by Accents Publishing. 

“Bullets and Blank Bibles,” my poetry chapbook, was released in February, 2013 by Liquid Paper Press. 

My poem “The Blacksmith” was awarded New Southerner’s 2013 James Baker Hall Memorial Prize in Poetry and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.  In 2014, I was the grateful recipient of The Kudzu Poetry Prize and was a finalist in the Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize (Ruminate Magazine).  My poetry is also forthcoming in the 2015 anthology:  New Poetry from the Midwest (New American Press).

I also have a passion for photography, travel, and all things found in nature.  You can email me at featherheart@sbcglobal.net

Jessica D. Thompson