Jeevika Verma is a poet and journalist. She currently works at NPR—producing for Morning Edition and contributing to the network’s poetry coverage. She’s also the poetry editor at Kajal Magazine. Her work has been on NPR, WNYC, Electric Literature, Filter, Ploughshares, Crosscut, The Juggernaut, and more. She also has poems in Levee Magazine, The Sentinel Quarterly, Ninth Letter, Cleaver Magazine, and several independent zines.