Poet TJ Jarrett delivered her poem “Thanksgiving” at our 2016 Summer Foodways Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee.

Jarrett’s debut collection Ain’t No Grave  (finalist for the 2013 Balcones Prize) was published with New Issues Press in 2013. Her second collection Zion (winner of the Crab Orchard Open Competition 2013) was published by Southern Illinois University Press in the fall of 2014.