Jasmine Reid is the senior editor of YouthComm Magazine. She has previously worked as a lecturer at Cornell University, where she taught freshman writing seminars and creative writing courses, and is a visiting assistant professor at Pratt Institute, where she leads courses in their BFA Writing Program. She holds an MFA in creative writing: poetry from Cornell University and a B.A. in sociology from Tufts University. A part-time human, full-time flower, Jasmine’s first poetry collection, Deus Ex Nigrum, was published in 2020 by Honeysuckle Press.