BEI JIE SI is a poet and artist in Austin, Texas. Jie Si has competed as part of the UT Spitshine CUPSI team from 2015-2017 and coached the 2018 team. She is Co-President of the only poetry organization on UT's campus (Spitshine Poetry) where she led workshops and organizes open mics. She was a 2017 Write Bloody Contest finalist, a Pink Door fellow, a poetry reader for Bat City Review, a Writing Advisor for Barrio Writers, and has been published or is forthcoming in Vinyl, Nat. Brut, Bird's Thumb, Kweli Journal, and Muzzle Magazine. She spends her time writing, studying, drawing, singing, and eating.