Jessica Suzanne Stokes is a disabled poet/performer/educator/scholar pursuing their PhD at Michigan State University. They analyze contemporary ecopoetics’ crip methods for climate survival and read into the experimental poetics of those who have historically been experimented upon. They are co-founder of the HIVES Research Workshop and Speaker Series. Their work has been published in Amodern and We Are Not Your Metaphor: A Disability Poetry Anthology. Jessica has a purple wheelchair and a lot of red hair.