Dakotah Jennifer is a twenty-one-year-old black writer. She started writing poetry at eight and has loved it ever since. Jennifer has been published in Laurel Moon, Across the Margin, HerStry, Popsugar, the Pinch Journal, Voyage YA, Protean Mag, Apartment Poetry, Paintbucket.page, the Grief Diaries, and Oral Rinse Zine. She has attended the Juniper Writing Workshop at Amherst and Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference in 2021, and is anticipating the Writing Workshops Paris with Carve Magazine for the 2022 year. She won Washington University’s Harriet Schwenk Kluver award for the 2018–2019 year, the Dramatics of St. Louis Prize for the 2020–2021 year, and was a finalist for the 2021 Essay Press chapbook contest. She has also published two chapbooks, Fog (Bloof Books) and Safe Passage (Radical Paper Press).