Jessica Genia [pronounced Genya] Simon's poems have been published in the Atlanta Review, Slipform 2020 Anthology, Moment Magazine, Magnolia: A Journal of Women's Socially Engaged Literature, Vol. II, Edge, Vol. 9, Nature in the Now, Tiny Seed Literary Journal and Super Stoked: An Anthology of Queer Poetry from the Capturing Fire Slam & Summit. She participates widely in DC area poetry readings and events including Capturing Fire Poetry Slam & Summit, DC Guerilla Poetry Insurgency and events at Busboys and Poets. She works at Brady: United Against Gun Violence and lives with her wife in Silver Spring, MD.