Jasmine Ledesma is a writer based in New York with a BA in Creative Writing. Her work has appeared in places such as Epiphany, Crazyhorse, Rattle, and [PANK] among others. She was named a finalist for Gasher's first-book scholarship. Her nonfiction essay won first place in the Texas Disability Coalition PEN2PAPER contest. Her work was nominated for both Best of The Net and twice for the Pushcart Prize. She was named a Brooklyn Poets fellow in 2021 and a Periplus Fellow in 2022. Her novella Shrine was listed as a finalist for the Clay Reynolds Novella Prize. Her poem was commended by Warsan Shire for The Moth Poetry Prize. She was awarded the Patricia Clearly Miller Award while in the psychiatric hospital. Her debut chapbook Acid in Georgia has been released by Bottlecap Press.
She is twenty four.