Jamaica Baldwin’s work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Prairie Schooner, Third Coast Review, Hayden’s Ferry and TriQuarterly among others. She was recently named winner of the 2019 San Miguel de Allende Writers Conference Contest in Poetry and is also the recipient of a Hedgebrook residency. Jamaica received her MFA from Pacific University Oregon and currently lives in Lincoln, NE where she is pursuing her PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.


Jamaica Baldwin is a graduate of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Pacific University Oregon and a 2017 Jack Straw Writer’s Fellow. She’s had her poetry published in Rattle and the Seattle Review of Books where she is the March 2017 poet in residence. She lives and works in Seattle and is currently working on her first book.


Art by Pamina Traylor; Text by Peggy Baldwin

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