I’ve been away from lyric writing for a long time, but I got a few lines stuck in my head, and they refused to leave me alone, so I wrote this.
Jessica Sun is the program coordinator for the Artists at Risk Connection at PEN America. Previously, she was the interim executive assistant and Board liaison at PEN America, a research assistant for Dr. Ellen Chesler at the Roosevelt Institute, and interned at the American Ballet Theatre and an Assembly member’s office, among other experiences. She is also a Girls Write Now mentor, providing college and career mentorship to a high school student, and an incoming Community Fellow at the Institute for Nonprofit Practice. She was a 2018 Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) JSI Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley and a Fulbright semi-finalist for interdisciplinary research in Argentina. She holds a BA in Political Science and a certificate in Public Policy, with concentrations in international development, international relations, and human rights, from Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College.
Favorite Authors & Artists
Anna-Marie McLemore, Marianela Núñez, Sonya Tayeh