Jamaica Baldwin’s poems have appeared, or are forthcoming, in Hayden’s Ferry, Rattle, Spiral Orb, Birdfeast, Third Coast Review, Prairie Schooner and the Seattle Review of Books where she was the March 2017 poet in residence. Jamaica has received nominations for Pushcart and Sundress Best of Net and is the recipient of a Hedgebrook residency and the winner of the 2019 San Miguel de Allende Writers Conference Contest. She received her MFA from Pacific University Oregon and was a 2017 Jack Straw Writer’s Fellow. She currently lives in Lincoln, NE where she is pursuing her PhD in Creative Writing at UNL.