Jesse Rice-Evansis a Southern poet and rhetorician. She is a doctoral student in the English program at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she studies digital rhetoric, femme embodiment, and queer textualities. She is the author of Soft Switch (Damaged Goods Press, 2016) and The Rotting Kind (Ghost City Press, 2017). Read her nonfiction and poetry in Heavy Feather Review, Monstering, Entropy, FIVE2ONE, and The Wanderer, among others. She teaches queer texts and composition at the City College of New York.