Jessica Tillings is a poet, editor & short fiction writer from Hampshire, UK.
Based in West Lancashire, she is currently studying an undergraduate Creative Writing Degree at Edge Hill University, where she is also a scheduling & design intern for Edge Hill University Press.
Jessica specialises in innovative/experimental form & practice in poetry and Gender, Feminist and Sexuality theory in literature. She is the former Head Editor & Poetry Editor for Black Market Re-View & previously was the Editorial Assistant for The Wolf. Her poetry has appeared in ZARF & DATABLEED. Her short fiction has appeared in The Pygmy Giant. She is the winner of the 2016 Rhiannon Evans Poetry Prize and was involved with the North by North West Poetry Tour, run by 'The Enemies Project. Her current projects include: Concrete Vein - a poetry & sound collaboration with sound artist Kairi Parker Shikari, and Self Anti/Anatomic ♀ - a debut collection of poetry, focusing on female anatomy & sexuality. In February 2017 she presented at the conference: GenSex about her poetry research & how it applies to her work. To read more about Self Anti/Anatomic ♀ please visit the 'Projects' page.