Jessie Lynn McMains is a multi-genre writer, zinester, and visual artist, and the owner/editor of Bone & Ink Press. They were the 2016-17 Racine Poet Laureate and the July-December 2021 Racine Writer-in-Residence. They were the recipient of the 2019 Hal Prize for Poetry, and one of their poems was recently named an Editor’s Choice for the 2023 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prize. They are the author of several books and chapbooks, including Wisconsin Death Trip (Bone & Ink Press, 2020), Left of the Dial (Scumbag Press, 2022), and What We Talk About When We Talk About Punk (self-published, 2019). Their spoken word album, Self-Portrait with Ghosts and Trains, was released by Hello America Stereo Cassette in July 2021.