Joy Priest

Joy Priest is a writer living in the In-Between where she was born and raised. She has been accepted to Callaloo Journal and Bread Loaf’s creative writing workshops, and at 25 she is one of the newest and youngest members of the Affrilachian Poets. Joy is the recipient of an Emerging Artist Award from the Kentucky Arts Council and her work can be found in Pluck! Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture, Still: The Journal, Toe Good Poetry Journal, Solstice Literary Magazine, Best New Poets 2014, and on her website at