Jeanna Paden is a writer and educator from Tennessee. As a first-generation college student, she earned her BA in English from the University of Memphis in 2016. Her work has been published in Foothill: A Journal of Poetry, The Bookends Review, and Ink & Nebula. Her work has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize and Best New Poets anthologies. She is a fierce supporter of English majors and Hufflepuff House.