Cattle Call Leaves

Photo credit: I.V. Weekly Chronicle

Photo credit: I.V. Weekly Chronicle

My short story (an excerpt from my novel)  “Cattle Call Leaves: A Ghost Story” has been published by Contrary Magazine.

My chest matched the stomping from the arena. How easy it would’ve been to give in. To walk away. How easy it would’ve been to let go. But the sticky yellow girl caught the rutted burial ground inside me, and I knew I couldn’t. “Even so, cowboy, my someone has been around a while, and I think I ought to finish the rodeo with him.”

Thank you for reading.

Love,

Jenn

A Daughter’s Maternal Instinct – or The Egg-Thief, Great Grandma, and the Woozy Place

My short story, “A Daughter’s Maternal Instinct – or The Egg-Thief, Great Grandma, and the Woozy Place,” published online by As Us.

…A few years ago, mom told me Great Grandma’s story. A story stitched in our family’s ribs, in the seams of the women, the hearts of the daughters, the granddaughters, the great granddaughters. A wound that wouldn’t heal. A cautionary tale that hadn’t stuck…

Thank you so much for reading, and Happy New Year!

Love,

Jenn