Jessie Lynn McMains
Jessie Lynn McMains (aka Rust Belt Jessie) is the Poet Laureate of Racine, Wisconsin. She has been publishing her prose and poetry in her own zines since 1994, and her work has also appeared in The Chapess, New Pop Lit, The Rain, Party, & Disaster Society, Rising Phoenix Review, Uut Poetry, RoguePoetry Review, Wonderlust Lit Zine, and The Shepherd Express, amongst others.
She is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee for fiction. She currently writes music reviews and essays for Witchsong. Her chapbook, The Girl With the Most Cake: Poems About Courtney Love, is currently available for preorder and will be published by March 2016.
You can visit her website at recklesschants.net or her blog at rustbeltjessie.tumblr.com.