Jessica has worked across a range of fields, including writing, editing, research, education and creative consultancy. In recent years, she has facilitated Mystery + Mortality conversations, Writing for Insight and Transformation workshops, supported the establishment of Mental, and worked with The GroundSwell Project to organise From the Brink: A Fringe Festival About Ageing Dying and Grieving in the Blue Mountains, Australia.

In 2020, Jessica enjoyed some writing time at Varuna and as part of The CORRIDOR Project‘s residency program. In 2019 she was selected for a Testing Grounds residency @ Test Sites (Melbourne), and an Enter Text residency at Arteles (Finland).

In 2018 and 2019, she was the local lead of Compassionate Communities in Bundanoon, as part of an international movement that helps mobilise communities around end-of-life issues, with the support of Quest