JENNIFER ROCHE is a poet, writer, and text artist who lives in Chicago, Illinois. 20,, her chapbook of erasure poems from Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is published by Alternating Current Press. Her poems have appeared in or are forthcoming in Tule Review; Storm Cellar; Footnote: A Literary Journal of History (#2); Oyez Review; Rain, Party & Disaster Society; and Ghost Ocean. She was named a “Writer to Watch in 2019 & Beyond” by the Chicago Literary Guild and a 2016 Charter Oak Award Semifinalist for Best Historical writing.
Jennifer is also the founder of the "Ode to Fury Found Poetry Workshop," which she first held at the Chicago Public Library and offers for other organizations. She has studied with the Poetry School, the Chicago School of Poetics, and Fran Quinn. Jennifer is also a past participant in Found Poetry Journal's POMOSCO events and Found Poetry Frontiers.
(Jennifer also loves her day job as managing director at Bowerbird Communications.)
Photo: Mary Rafferty