Jackie Oldham (she/her) is a writer from Baltimore, Maryland. Her personal blog, baltimoreblackwoman (WordPress), about life, family, and events in her hometown, is in its 8th year. Since 2018, her focus has shifted to poetry. Her poems have been published in Global Poemic, Oddball Magazine, Rigorous, and Spillwords.com. Her first contribution to an anthology, "Ode to Lucille Clifton," was published in the book, A Fighting Place, A Loving Place, A Charmer: The Baltimore Anthology (Belt Publishing, Cleveland, OH, June 2022).