Mascarenhas, Jessica 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019
Six Points Reading Series with Jessica Mascarenhas and Rosie Accola
Space Oddities in Humboldt Park


Read Gertrude aka Jessica Mascarenhas’ feature on Lake Shore Dive bar:

Spotlight On: Gertrude aka Jessica Mascarenhas, poet and comedian

Poet and comedian Gertrude (Jessica Mascarenhas) will pull on your heartstrings with beautiful prose tangled in rich metaphors and vulnerability, then splash you with a cold dose of punchy wit and honesty. Laughter is her love language and something she seeks human connection with. Her work is funny, fresh, and smart.

Watch Jessica Mascarenhas read her poetry:

Commencement 2020 – Poetry Winner Jessica Mascarenhas from Columbia College Chicago on Vimeo.

Read Gertrude aka Jessica Mascarenhas’ interview with Voyage Chicago:

Check out Jessica (aka Gertrude) Mascarenhas’s Artwork

Today we’d like to introduce you to Jessica (aka Gertrude) Mascarenhas. Jessica, we’d love to hear your story and how you got to where you are today both personally and as an artist. For me, poetry was a side effect. It was a response to growing up in an abusive environment because although I love […]

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