HeartWood Poetry Editor, Jessica Spruill (Poetry '15) has work featured in the Spring 2017 issue of Burnt Pine Magazine, an online literary magazine. Jessica's wonderful poem, "Summer Break 1993", can be read here.
Jessica Spruill is an assistant professor of English at Alderson Broaddus University in her hometown, Philippi, West Virginia. She earned her MFA in poetry from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2015. Her work has appeared in The Pikeville Review and Still: The Journal. She is a poetry editor for Heartwood and founded the Wordstock Wednesday reading series in Philippi, WV, which celebrates writers from the region.