Jennifer Weiss is a lawyer and former state legislator. She writes poetry and fiction and is thrilled to be working with the talented and creative team at Minerva Rising Press. Her poetry has been published in the North Carolina Literary Review, Kakalak, Qu Literary Journal and Minerva Rising. She was a finalist in the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival 2014-2015 Poetry Contest and for the James Applewhite 2015 Poetry Prize. Her poem, "Relentless" was the third place winner in the 9th Annual Sidney Lanier Poetry Contest.