Jessica Harkins

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Jessica Harkins teaches at the College of St. Benedict / St. John’s University and earned an MFA in poetry and a Ph.D. in English literature at Washington University. She lived for several years in Italy, where she first began the project of translating and recovering Gaspara Stampa’s complete poems. Her work has appeared, or is appearing, in Stand, Agenda (Broadsheet 6), Salt Magazine, ARS Interpres, Baybury Review, Estero, Forum Italicum, Redactions, and Fire. She is a native of rural Oregon, and currently lives in Minnesota with her husband, horse, and dog.