Jennifer Wolkin is a a health and neuro psychologist, speaker, mental health advocate, adjunct professor, and mindfulness-meditation practitioner. She is currently pursuing an MFA in creative writing and literary translation at Queens College. Her work has been published/forthcoming in Third Point Press, Streetlight Press, Sooth Swarm Journal, A Beautiful Space, British Journal of Medical Practitioners, Black Fox Literary Magazine, Ink & Voices, Rhythm&Bones Lit, Dreamers Creative Writing, Flypaper, Ars Medica, the Same, Boston Accent Lit, Noble Gas Quarterly, The Intima, and Unbroken, and the Bellevue Literary Review. Her poem, "Using Medical Jargon to Cycle Through Stages of Mourning in No Particular Order" was shortlisted for the annual Live Cannon International Poetry Prize. Her non-fiction work translating and sharing the science of brain research and mindfulness has been published in Thrive Global, The Huffington Post, Mindful.org, PsychCentral among others. They are compiled and can be found on her blog BrainCurves.com.
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