Click on the live links below to see “mentions” on everything from interviews about crafting a lucrative writing career to what living in South Korea for a year taught me about global BBQing.
Bulgarian-American poet and memoirist Elisaveta Bozmarova says, “I choose words but hope my poems leave the reader with fresh images. Jessica Mehta’s “Jackson Street” has inspired me in this pursuit with its rich, tangible detail.”
Read Frontier Centre for Public Policy’s interview and feature on Jessica’s work as an entrepreneur and philantrhopist.
Jessica’s poem “Namesakes” was included in The Coil Magazine’s weekly roundup of “best literary pieces.”
An audio clip of Jessica discussing her poem “Bars and Planets” for Superstition Review.
The Washington City Paper mentioned Jessica in its Halcyon feature.
Jessica is a recipient of an Oregon Opportunity Grant for 2018-19.
Jessica is one of eight fellows at Halcyon Art Labs for 2018-19, and East City Art covered the new cohort.
Cascade A&E covered the Oregon Opportunity Grant awardees.
KBOO’s “Poetry and Everything” radio and podcast show featured Jessica as interviewed by Judith Arcana.
The Santa Fe New Mexican wrote a fantastic feature on Jessica’s residency at WISC.
Take a look at an interview with the Women’s International Study Center during Jessica’s writer-in-residency post.
Jessica is one of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise’s (NCAIED) 40 Under 40 awardees for 2017.
The Cherokee Phoenix featured seven tribal members being honored at the 40 Under 40 Awards. Take a look at the Cherokee member profiles.
The Native Times has also featured the NCAIED 40 Under 40 Awards.
The Tahlequah Daily Press featured the 40 Under 40 awardees.
More 40 Under 40 coverage, this time from Cherokee’s Anadisgoi newsroom.
Submittable interviewed Jessica about all things writing. Check out the podcast now.
Indian Country Today has also covered the NCAIED 40 Under 40 Awards.
Jessica’s featured on page 8 of the HillsboroART Magazine (print copies available in the Portland metro area).
Jessica is mentioned for her poet-in-residency post in The Stratford Observer.
Jessica’s guest post on Submittable, “The Problem with STEM,” was also picked up by Medium.
Check out Electric Literature’s list of books from indie presses for 2017, including Jessica’s fourth poetry book, “Secret-Telling Bones,” from The Operating System!
Jessica was featured in the Hillsboro Tribune as one of the Oregon artists receiving a state grant.
Jessica is the youngest poet-in-resident at Hosking Houses Trust and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK.
As part of her poet-in-residency in Straford-Upon-Avon, UK, Jessica was mentioned in the Birmingham Writers’ Group site.
Jessica was interviewed by South 85 Journal on her current projects and writing style.
Take a look at Jessica’s guest post on the Submittable blog, “The Problem with STEM.”
On MadMarketer, Drew Hendricks asked professional writers about “Marketing Aspects Even Seasoned Marketers Overlook.” Take a look at Jessica’s answer and responses from more writers.
PSA: Providing Service Through Art and the Ford Gallery in Portland, Oregon hosted an amazing arts-centric event featuring visual artists and poets, including Jessica.
Here are 8 Jobs for English Majors by the Penny Hoarder, featuring one of Jessica’s tips.
Jessica returned to her alma mater, Portland State University, as a panelist with Write to Publish’s Transmit Culture Panel: Native Americans in Writing and Publishing.
Jessica was featured on Work-At-Home’s Success Profile. Ever wanted to work from home (or anywhere else you’d like)? Here’s one way to do it.
Check out Mike Wood’s book “Link Juice” for the latest in SEO best practices. Jessica is quoted along with a slew of awesome SEO experts.
Jessica will be reading from her collections of poetry at the BooksOrBooks Bookshop in Las Vegas for Valentine’s Day. Take a look at the full events calendar.
WISC announced the 2017 writers-in-residence, including Jessica.
Check out The Oregonian’s mention of two January 2017 reading events for The Wrong Kind of Indian.
A little mutual love. Monica of TaylorMade4U Cards featured the card Jessica (Jey) had made for the publisher of The Wrong Kind of Indian on her blog! Scroll to the bottom to check it out. And if you’re looking for custom, gorgeous and very affordable cards, nobody does it better than Monica!
Jessica’s story “Indian Burns” was selected as one of the Top 10 Picks for Portland Story Theater in 2016! Click on the “2016” link under Top 10 Picks for the full list.
Jessica was featured on the World Outsourcing Solutions podcast discussing life as an entrepreneur.
Brit + Co asked 7 personal trainers our best motivational tips for clients. Jessica’s is number five.
CEO Blog Nation asked 14 entrepreneurs what their biggest business accomplishment was in 2016. Jessica is number four.
Jessica won Cargo Literary’s annual A Cargo Christmas Super Cute Christmas Post Contest with her reflection (and photo) of the year she taught English to Kindergartners in Korea.
IntelBlogs asked Jessica and more working artists about “Art Schools with Creative Writing Programs.”
Need more poetry? Jessica is one of Foreword Reviews’ poetry reviewers.
The Fix asked successful entrepreneurs, including Jessica, what skills they learned in recovery that can be applied to business. Read about all “10 Entrepreneurs in Recovery.”
The Steps to Make Money Online site asked Jessica and others who found success with a B.A. in English “What Do You Do with a B.A. in English?”
Jessica serves as the president of the Board of Directors for VoiceCatcher journal and non-profit. Take a look at the write-up on her incoming presidency.
What can you do with that English degree? The Penny Hoarder asked Jessica and seven other professionals what “8 Awesome Jobs (That are Not “Barista”) You Can Get with an English Degree.”
Jessica is one of 39 entrepreneurs featured on WatchMeQuit’s article “39 Successful Entrepreneurs Share One Tip to Quitting Your Job and Running Your Own Business.”
See what Jessica and other women business owners have to say about having a business in our respective cities at “Women Business Owners Weigh In.”
InvoiceBerry featured Jessica and “25 Successful Entrepreneurs Who Quit Their Jobs to Pursue Their Passions.”
Jessica is cited on Mind Globe’s blog today, “How to Plan Book Writing.” Read the whole post here.
Jessica was a featured performer at the special Wordstock Edition of Urban Teller’s on November 4 at the Fremont Theatre. Check it out here. (Being called a Portland Literatti is pretty cool, too!).
The Jessica Tyner Scholarship Fund got a little love from Bustle! Read more here.
Hungry for some inspiration? Check out these excerpts. (Jessica’s is number five).
Where are the best places for female entrepreneurs in 2016? Good Call Data Center asked a handful of business owners, including Jessica, to weigh in here.
What to do with your bachelor’s degree in English? The Penny Hoarder asked Jessica (and other lit geeks who are making it work). Read more here.
Jessica was interviewed by Schools.com as an expert in the writing industry. The full interview can be found here.
Forbes contributor Drew Hendricks blogged on marketing misses even seasoned marketers overlook. Jessica’s contribution falls under “quality writing.”
Jessica’s business book 100 Ways to Make $100k with Your English Degree is featured on Blogher’s “5 Inspiring Business Books Released in 2016.”
The College of St. Scholastica asked nine previous first-generation college students how they thrived. Jessica is at number four here.
Schools.com featured Jessica in a Q&A with Experts section talking about writing as a career. Check it out here.
ShadoMe featured MehtaFor as one of their “day in the life of” features here.
Check out the article and photos from the Oregon Literary Arts Writers in the Schools (WITS) student readings at Bipartisan Cafe in Portland, Ore. Jessica taught a course to high school students on crafting a career in writing.
Jessica is featured on the JenningsWire podcast talking about making money as a writer. Listen here!
Jessica’s quoted in Burgess Elliot Real Estate here on being a business owner in Oregon.
Jessica was quoted in Business News Daily on taxes in Oregon here.
50 entrepreneurs, Jessica included, on rally songs can be found here.
Lucky number 13! Along with 20 other entrepreneurs, Jessica shared with Tech.co my morning routine here.
The International Women’s Writing Guild hosts a summer workshop every July in Allentown, PA. In 2016, Jessica taught a three-day workshop on “How to Make a Lucrative Writing Career.” Take a look at the full program here.
Jessica was interviewed by Lauren Spala, writing coach and writer. Check out the full interview now.
Here’s a brief mention from Jessica’s alma mater for one of her books. (Find it at the bottom!).
Jessica got a nod from the Portland Business Journal.
In merinews, a media outlet in India, Jessica’s poem “Lure” was briefly mentioned. It’s included in The Rainbow Hues, an anthology published by Aadi Publications Jaipur for the seventh annual International Poetry Festival.
Jessica kicked off the Multicultural Literary Arts Days, a two-day festival, at Wilson High School and sponsored by the Oregon Literary Arts Council (OLAC). Check out the OLAC blog about her talk!
Jessica was featured at Wordstock, sponsored by the Oregon Literary Arts Council, reading excerpts from my latest book What Makes an Always. Full details are here.
Author interview with Lauren Sapala: An interview where writing as a Native woman, publishing and favorite books are discussed.
Interview with Writer Unboxed: A discussion on diversity in higher education, scholarships for Native American students, and just how tough it can be to fund a graduate education in a non-STEM field.
Jessica was mentioned briefly in the Street Roots interview with Bryan Pollard, “Street Roots Co-founder Discusses Pulse of Native American Journalism.”
The American Indian Graduate Center Magazine/Finding Your Way in the World: Jessica was featured in the AIGC magazine discussing writing, life and being a Native American entrepreneur.
Women in Business and Industry/6 Things the New WOC in the Office Wants Employers to Know: Find out what Jessica and other “women of color” have to say about office life.