Rebecca Jessen lives in Brisbane. She is the award-winning author of verse-novel Gap (UQP 2014). In 2017 Rebecca was shortlisted for the Arts QLD Val Vallis Award for an Unpublished Poem. Her writing has been published in Overland, Meanjin, The Lifted Brow, Going Down Swinging, Cordite Poetry Review, Tincture Journal and many more. Rebecca is currently writing poems about the queer future, and has only recently discovered that she is a cat person.