JESSICA JACOBS is the incoming Editor-in-Chief of the Sycamore Review.  Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The LumberyardSlice MagazineSwink, and elsewhere.  After a number of years spent working in academic publishing, most recently as a Senior Acquisitions Editor for John Wiley & Sons, she is currently earning her MFA in Poetry at Purdue University.  There, she teaches courses in Creative Writing and Rhetoric & Composition.  Her time is split between West Lafayette, IN, and Brooklyn, NY.