Malaprop’s, Asheville, NC

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Feeling the love in Asheville.

 

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Thanks to Lauren, Virginia, and Brian at Malaprop’s for making this happen. And please note Nickole’s fancy “Staff Pick” sticker!

Post-reading ruckus at the Bier Garden: (from left) Andaluna and Laure Hope-Gill, Megan de Matteo and Josh Howerton, me and Nickole, Jeff Davis, and a skeptical Jacob Paul. Off-camera, on a TV in the corner, the gripping drama of the National Spelling Bee, as broadcast on ESPN.

Post-reading ruckus at the Bier Garden: (from left) Andaluna and Laure Hope-Gill, Megan de Matteo and Josh Howerton, me and Nickole, Jeff Davis, and a skeptical Jacob Paul. On a TV in the corner, the gripping drama of the National Spelling Bee, as broadcast on ESPN.

About Jessica

Jessica Jacobs is the author of Take Me with You, Wherever You’re Going, published by Four Way Books and named one of Library Journal’s Best Poetry Books of the Year. Her debut collection, Pelvis with Distance, a biography-in-poems of Georgia O'Keeffe, won the New Mexico Book Award in Poetry and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. An avid long-distance runner, Jessica has worked as a rock climbing instructor, bartender, and professor, and now serves as the Chapbook Editor for Beloit Poetry Journal. She lives in Asheville, NC, with her wife, the poet Nickole Brown, and is at work on parallel collections of essays and poems exploring spirituality, Torah, and Midrash.
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