Mixed Emotions: A Dictionary of Anxiety and Longing
by Jessica Lee McMillan To be anxious is to long. Cultural expressions such as “angst” and “fear of missing out” are fascinating...
Jessica Lee McMillan is a poet with an MA in English. When not writing or teaching, she spends time with her little family and buries herself in books and records.
Jessica's work explores perception, existential concerns, pop culture, music, social justice, nature, water, physics, scale, the word & body, and mental & physical peripheries.
You can find her work presently/forthcoming in Pocket Lint, Goat's Milk Magazine, Tiny Spoon, Blank Spaces Magazine, Pinhole Poetry, Riddled with Arrows, Antilang, Dream Pop Journal, Willows Wept Review, The South Shore Review, SORTES, Train Poetry Journal, Lover's Eye Press, Red Alder Review and others.
Jessica is a white settler and first-generation Canadian who lives in New Westminster, British Columbia on stolen and unsurrendered lands of the Coast Salish and Halkomelem-speaking Peoples, in particular, the QayQayt and Kwikwetlem First Nations.