Jessica Raschke is a writer and occasional visual artist. Her first poetry collection, Luscious Glass Cage, was published in 2008. Her second collection, The Beguilings, was published in 2010. Both are available through Ginninderra Press.

In 2012 she curated Bittersweet as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival (MWF), thanks to an Arts Victoria grant. In 2009 she was the Café Poet in Residence at Mr Tulk Café at the State Library of Victoria. And in 2010 she curated Bittersweet for MWF, as well as Pure Poetry @ JOLT, where innovative poets were given centre stage to explore and perform poetry.

In between writing her third poetry collection, Jessica is working on The Soul Spectrum, a website that features long-form conversations with people living soulful lives. If you’re interested in participating, please contact Jessica.