Jessica Jacobs

Jessica Jacobs

Jessica Jacobs is the author of Take Me with You, Wherever You’re Going (Four Way Books), Pelvis with Distance (White Pine Press), and Write It! 100 Poetry Prompts to Inspire (Spruce Books/PenguinRandomHouse), co-authored with her wife Nickole Brown. Chapbook Editor for Beloit Poetry Journal, Jessica will publish a collection in conversation with the Book of Genesis in 2024 with Four Way Books. She is the founder of Yetzirah, a new nonprofit literary organization for Jewish poets.

Sibling Beit Midrash | Jacob’s Gift

Poem

…there in the dusty closets
of memory are the sacred scrolls
of our childhood.