Jessica Lynne is a writer and art critic. She is a founding editor of ARTS.BLACK, an online journal of art criticism from Black perspectives. Her writing has been featured in publications such as Artforum, The Believer, Frieze, The Los Angeles Times, The Nation, and Oxford American, where she is a contributing editor. She is the recipient of a 2020 Research and Development award from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, a 2020 Arts Writer Grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation, and the inaugural recipient of the Beverly Art Writers Travel Grant awarded in 2022 by the American Australian Association. 

Jessica is currently an associate editor at Momus. Alongside Rianna Jade Parker, she is co-author of the forthcoming publication, Image and Belief: An Unfinished History of Black Artists (Frances Lincoln/Quarto Books, 2024). 

Jessica is represented by Erika Stevens at Salky Literary Management

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