Jessica Abughattas is a poet living in Los Angeles. Her work has been published in Literary Hub, BOAAT, Thrush Poetry Journal, and elsewhere. New poems are forthcoming in Muzzle Magazine, OSU The Journal, and Tinderbox.
Her poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, the Best of the Net, and Best New Poets. She earned an MFA in poetry at Antioch University Los Angeles, where she studied social justice and was the editor of Lunch Ticket Issue 13. She has been a poetry reader for Frontier Poetry and has contributed critical writing and interviews to Palette, Lunch Ticket, and other places. She has read her poetry in numerous venues throughout LA including Stories, Chevalier's Books, The Electric Lodge, Junior High, and Lodge Room.