Jasmine Khaliq is a Pakistani Mexican poet born and raised in Northern California. Her work is found or forthcoming in Poetry Northwest, Black Warrior Review, The Pinch, Poet Lore, The Rumpus, Bennington Review, Sixth Finch, and elsewhere. She holds a BA from San Francisco State University and an MFA from University of Washington, Seattle. Her manuscript, Somewhere Horses, was a finalist for the 2022 University of Akron Poetry Prize, and a semi-finalist for Tupelo Press’ 2021 Berkshire Prize. Currently, Jasmine is a Ph.D. student at the University of Utah, where she teaches and serves as Managing Editor of Quarterly West.