"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

 

sadre-orafaiMonday Must Read! 

This week meet Jenny Sadre-Orafai, the author of Paper, Cotton, Leather (Press 53) and four chapbooks. Recent poetry has appeared in Tammy, Loose Change, Bear Review, Linebreak, Redivider, Eleven Eleven, Thrush Poetry Journal, PANK, and Rhino. Her prose has appeared in The Los Angeles Review, The Rumpus, The Toast, and South Loop Review. She is co-founding editor of Josephine Quarterly and an Associate Professor of English at Kennesaw State University.

Jenny’s Website!

http://www.jennysadre-orafai.com

Get Jenny’s Book

Paper, Cotton, Leather (Press 53)

http://www.press53.com/bioJennySadreOrafai.html

Read Jenny’s Work Online

Poetry

The Burn I Put” in Bear Review

http://issuu.com/bearreview/docs/bear_review_1.1/1

How Much Gospel” in Loose Change

http://loosechangemagazine.org/jenny-sadre-orafai52/

The Morning of Your 35th Birthday” in Linebreak

https://linebreak.org/poems/the-morning-of-your-35th-birthday/

Karaj” in Thrush

http://www.thrushpoetryjournal.com/may-2014-jenny-sadre-orafai.html

Creative Non-Fiction

Kamehameha The Great” in The Rumpus

http://therumpus.net/2012/05/kamehameha-the-great/

Live Bears “ in The Toast

http://the-toast.net/2014/02/05/live-bears-on-living-in-tourist-towns/

The Prettiest Girls in the World Are Born in Alabama in The Rumpus

http://therumpus.net/2014/01/the-prettiest-girls-in-the-world-are-born-in-alabama/

Hear Jenny read!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCYioPwKz1I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZScp7oxC9U

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