Jessica Reed’s poetry has appeared in Conjunctions, Quarterly West, Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, Bellingham Review, New American Writing, Denver Quarterly, North American Review, Scientific American, Waxwing, Pank, Inverted Syntax, Exposition Review, Diagram, and elsewhere. She has a physics-themed chapbook, World, Composed (Finishing Line Press, 2018). She has a BS in physics and an MFA in poetry, and she has taught science poetry in Saudi Arabia and China as well as across the United States. She currently teaches a seminar on physics and the arts at Butler University. She grew up across the US, from the Mojave Desert to the Chesapeake Bay, and now lives in rural Indiana with her husband, solar panels, and chickens.