Jess Mc Kinney is a poet, artist, zinester and English Studies graduate of University College Dublin. Originally from Inishowen, Co. Donegal, they are now living and making work in Dublin city. Their writing is informed by themes such as sexuality, memory, nature, relationships, gender, mental health and autonomy. Often visually inspired, they enjoy pairing poetry with photography, sketches and collage work, and like to bring a tangible element to their creative practice. They are co-founder of the Not4U Poetry Collective. Their work has been previously published both in Ireland and further afield, in journals including Abridged, Poethead, Monstrous Regiment, Peach Magazine, A New Ulster, Impossible Archetype, HeadStuff, Hunt & Gather, and several other local zines.