Jessi Lewis grew up on a blueberry farm in rural Virginia and now teaches writing, professional communication and literature. She was one of the founding editors of the Cheat River Review. Her essays, short stories and poems have been published or are forthcoming in Carve, Sonora Review, Gulf Stream, The Pinch, Yemassee, Appalachian Heritage, and Flyway, among others.
Jessi's novel manuscript, She Spoke Wire, was a finalist for the PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction. She is currently seeking representation while working on a novel and short story collection.
Recent Sample Work:
"Certain Robins" in Gulf Stream