Jessica Kim is a born storyteller, a role so needed and worthy of celebration in these challenging times. Her inch-perfect metaphors inspire empathy and compel readers to not only pay attention to, but also trust in, what the youth have to say,
— Nikay Paredes, Programs Director of the Academy of American Poets & 2022 National Youth Poet Laureate Judge
[Kim's] work is a wonderful intersection of issues of ability/disability and identity. A powerful and extensive award winner who is pushing boundaries.
— Dr. Gloria J. Ladson-Billings, American pedagogical theorist