JESSICA KIM is a Korean-American high school student and poet who has lived in San Francisco, South Korea, Singapore, and currently lives in La Cañada, California (the greater Los Angeles area). She has started her journey as a poet in March 2020. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in Wildness Journal, Diode Poetry Journal, Cosmonauts Avenue, Longleaf Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Grain Magazine, perhappened magazine and others. She has been recognized by National Poetry Quarterly, Pulitzer Center, and is a two-time nominee for the 2021 Pushcart Prize.
She is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Lumiere Review, one of the EICs of her school's literary magazine, The Ink and The Iris, an Executive Editor and blog contributor at Polyphony Lit, and an editor at several other journals. When Jessica isn't writing, she is a disability advocate, coder, and cookie monster.