Jessica Mehta

Jessica (Tyner) Mehta, born and raised in Oregon and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is a multi-award-winning interdisciplinary author, artist, and storyteller. She is currently preparing for her Fulbright U.S. Scholar award in Bangalore, India as well as her residency at Ucross as the 2021 Native American artist-in-residence. Jessica is currently completing her PhD in literature at the University of Exeter. She has two books releasing this year, including When We Talk of Stolen Sisters (Not a Pipe Publishing) and Antipodes (New Rivers Press).