Jenna Velez

twitter: @northernbruja 

Jenna Velez is a queer Latinx poet from suburban Philadelphia. Her work seeks to draw out the blood and guts of painful and pleasurable experiences. She writes about relationships, love, death, sex, trauma, identity, and religion/spirituality. When Jenna isn’t furiously typing a poem, she likes to paint, bake, play guitar and piano, craft spells, and sing in the shower. Currently, she is working on multiple chapbook manuscripts, and her blogs “The Northern Bruja’s Grimoire” with Pussy Magic and “By Death, She Lives” with Rhythm & Bones Press. Jenna’s currently reading and rereading “Seasonal Affected” by Rebecca Kokitus and “The Roads Don’t Love You” by Kendall A. Bell.

You can also read her latest work in Rabid Oak’s Issue 10 and 8 Poems’ Issue 9.

instagram: jennamv555