Jessica Mehta is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, multi-award-winning poet, and author of over one dozen books. She’s currently a poetry editor at Bending Genres Literary Review and Airlie Press. Jessica is the creator of “Red/Act,” a pop-up virtual reality poetry experience using proprietary software. “Red/Act” aims to introduce more people to poetry, and specifically indigenous poetry, by integrating art with technology in an immersive experience. Place, space, and personal ancestry inform much of Jessica’s creative work.