Author: Jessica Tyner Mehta

Jessica (Tyner) Mehta, born and raised in Oregon and a member of the Cherokee Nation, is the author of the novel The Wrong Kind of Indian. She's also the author of three collections of poetry including Orygun, What Makes an Always (an Eric Hoffer Book Award honorable mention), and The Last Exotic Petting Zoo. Jessica is a recipient of writer-in-residence posts with Paris Lit Up (Paris, France), the Women's International Study Center (WISC) Acequia Madre House (Santa Fe, NM), and is the youngest recipient ever accepted as the poet-in-residence at Hosking Houses Trust (Stratford- Upon-Avon, UK). She's the founder of multi-award winning writing services company, MehtaFor ( and the Get it Ohm! karmic yoga movement (

Secret-Telling Bones
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Secret-Telling Bones

The Operating System

Poetry. Native American Studies. Women's Studies. Our bones are full of secrets—and, just like the rest of us, they're desperate to spill. SECRET-TELLING BONES is Jessica Mehta's fourth collection of poetry. Each piece has an identity that informs t...

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