Jessica Mookherjee is a poet of Bengali origin. She grew up in Wales and now lives in Kent. She has been published in many print and online journals including Agenda, Interpreter’s House, The North, Rialto, Under the Radar and Antiphon. Her pamphlet “The Swell” was published by TellTale Press in 2016. Her poems appear in various anthologies including Best of British and Irish Poets 2017. She was highly commended for best single poem in the Forward Prize 2017. Her first collection is ‘Flood’ (2018, Cultured Llama) and her second Tigress is due to be published by Nine Arches Press in 2019. She is co-editor of Against the Grain Poetry Press.