Poet and Educator

Jennifer Pons is a writer and educator originally from Chicago, now settled in Portland, Oregon. Her poems and reviews appear in Ninth Letter (web edition), Mom Egg Review, Rock & Sling, Opt West, Psaltery & Lyre, CutBank Online, EKSTASIS, Whale Road Review, and other publications. She was a finalist for the Patricia Goedicke Prize in Poetry (2020) and the Pamet River Prize (2020) and was nominated for Best Spiritual Literature in 2022 and 2023. She earned an MFA degree from the University of Arizona and is currently pursuing her second MFA at Seattle Pacific University.

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