Jessica Tillings is a poet, artist, editor & events organiser based in Glasgow. She co-founded, & currently manages the interdisciplinary reading series Reverb, and co-chairs the Edge Hill University's gender & sexuality research group GenSex.
Jessica specialises in innovative/experimental form & practice in poetry & Gender, Feminist & Sexuality theory in literature. Previously she was the Editorial Assistant for The Wolf, & has edited & managed several other magazines, journals & literary projects.
Her work has appeared in Guttural, MAI: Feminism & Visual Culture, SPAM Zine, The Wolf, Zarf, & DATABLEED. New work is forthcoming in EPIZOOTICS! , Blackbox Manifold, and HVTN. She was the winner of the 2016 Rhiannon Evans Poetry Prize & 2017 Eileen Davis Prize.
Publications, Performances & Prizes
Diluere, HVNT - Coming Soon -
& She Says, Blackbox Manifold - Coming Soon -
F[/]rest, Haunt & Hell, EPIZOOTICS! - Coming Soon -
Little Breath, Guttural
Blood Rhythms, MAI: Feminism & Visual Culture
from Blame Sonnets, The Wolf
Bus De La Lum, Reverb Launch
Eileen Davis Academic Prize, 2017
High Functioning, Zarf
from Horse Blood, DATABLEED
Tack - with Jazmine Linklater, North by North West Poetry Tour, Ormskirk
Tack - with Jazmine Linklater North by North West Poetry Tour Manchester
Victory, Concrete Vein
High Functioning, Bus De La Lum, Pinnacles, The Creative Writing Programme Presents Simon Perril
Bus De La Lum, DATABLEED
Rhiannon Evans Poetry Award, 2016