Jessica Alice is a poet and artistic director/CEO from Melbourne's west living on Kaurna country in Adelaide, South Australia. She is the Director of Writers SA, the state's peak organisation for writing and literature, and Deputy Chair of the Arts Industry Council of South Australia, the independent, sector wide representative arts body. Her written work is published in The Guardian Australia, Metro Magazine, Overland, Cordite Poetry Review, and Australian Poetry Journal, among others, and in the anthology Solid Air: Australian and New Zealand Spoken Word (UQP). She has contributed art essays to BLINDSIDE gallery, Mailbox Art Space, MOD., and ACE Open, and held editorial positions at Lip Magazine, The Lifted Brow, Scum, Kill Your Darlings and Voiceworks.

in 2021, we warmly welcome Jessica as a judge of the Red Room Poetry Fellowship.