JoAnna Brooker is a writer of journalism & op-ed articles, essays, video, copy, comedy & poetry.

She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where she studied Journalism & English Rhetoric. She is currently the 2021-2022 Writer in Residence for Sundress Academy for the Arts, & her recent work has been published in Figure 1, Jet Fuel Review, & Menacing Hedge. In her spare time, she enjoys making cheese-based meals for her loved ones & hanging out with cats.