Miscellaneous Writing

This page is a link roundup of all my poetry publications, essays and short fiction. Enjoy!

Depending on the publication date, my name is listed as either Jessica Otto or Jessica Forest, names from my previous lives.

POETRY

Goofing Off: Blood Tree Literature

Poem of a Poet I Admire: Requiem Magazine

Boulevard: Requiem Magazine

Portrait: The Idle Class

River Girl: Pink Litter

Not an Epistle: Pink Litter

Oracle: qarrtsiluni

Anatomy Lesson: The Idle Class

View from Sunset Motel: Black Heart Magazine

This One Pigeon: Broad! (This link leads to a free download of the 2013 Issue)

ESSAYS

Book Cave Author Blog: Being a Writer With a Day Job

Bread & Beauty Literary Magazine: Eating Perfection: On Writing

FREE SHORT STORIES HERE ON THE BLOG

Namaste Apocalypse

The Promise

The Librarian

OUT OF PRINT

Swallowing Comets: Folded Word Press, 2011.

Don’t–My Birthday: Unthinkable Creatures Chapbook Press 2012.

Past Life: self-published, 2018.