Jacks McNamara is a genderqueer, neurodivergent writer, artist, activist, podcaster, educator, performer, and healer based on the Tewa land called O’ga P’ogeh and also known today as Santa Fe, New Mexico. Jacks is the co-founder of The Icarus Project, a participatory adventure in radical mental health and mutual aid now known as The Fireweed Collective. In 2012 Jacks was selected as a Lambda literary fellow, and their first book of poetry, Inbetweenland, was released by Deviant Type Press in 2013. Jacks hosts the podcast So Many Wings, which is a series of conversations at the intersection of transformative mental health and social justice.