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Jessi Haley

Cita Press Editorial Director

Jessi Haley is the Editorial Director for Cita Press, a feminist press that publishes open access, carefully designed books written by women. Cita is fiscally sponsored by Educopia and generously funded by the Mellon Foundation. Jessi joined Cita in 2021 as Project and Editorial Coordinator during the project Cita Press: Getting Fit. Prior to joining Cita, she managed the creative writing program at the University of Chicago, where she played a lead role in the design and launch of an interdisciplinary undergraduate major. She has taught academic writing and inclusive writing pedagogy at the undergraduate and graduate level and served on the editorial staff of Chicago Review and Colloquium Magazine. Jessi received an MA in the Humanities from the University of Chicago.