Jennifer Patterson is a grief worker who uses words, threads and plants to explore queer survivorhood, body(ies) and healing. She is the editor of Queering Sexual Violence: Radical Voices from Within the Anti-Violence Movement (2016), facilitates trauma-focused writing & embroidery workshops, partially funded by Poets & Writers, and has had writing published in places like OCHO: A Journal of Queer Arts, The Establishment, HandJob, and The Feminist Wire. She is also the creative nonfiction editor of Hematopoiesis Press with the first issue out in January 2017. A queer and trans affirming, trauma-informed herbalist, Jennifer offers sliding scale care as a practitioner with The Breathe Network as well as through her own practice Corpus Ritual Apothecary. Jennifer also recently finished a graduate program with a thesis focused on translating embodied traumatic experience through somatic practices and critical and creative nonfiction. You can find more here.