Jessica Drake-Thomas


Plan: Creative Writing, PhD

Achieved Degrees
BA, Tulane University, 2011
MFA, Emerson College, 2014
Master of Education, the University of Arizona, 2018

Teaching Experience
Composition and Rhetoric at Lonestar College Montgomery--Spring 2016, Fall 2016, and Spring 2017 Sophomore Advanced Placement and Senior Dark Romanticism and Gothic Literature at Flowing Wells High School, 2017-2018 school year

Gothic Horror, Dark Poetry, and True Crime

Academic Awards
Tulane Senior Achievement Prize in Creative Writing, Tulane University June 2011
UWM Creative Writing Faculty Legacy Award in Poetry, 2023

Selected Publications
Burials, poetry collection, CLASH Books 202o
Bad Omens, poetry collection, Querencia Press 2023
Hollow Girls, novel, Cemetery Dance Publications 2024