JESSIE  JANESHEK‘s second full-length book of poems is The Shaky Phase (Stalking Horse Press). Her chapbooks are Spanish Donkey/Pear of Anguish (Grey Book Press, 2016), Rah-Rah Nostalgia, (dancing girl press, 2016), Supernoir (Grey Book Press, 2017), Auto-Harlow (Shirt Pocket Press, 2018), and Hardscape (Reality Beach, forthcoming). Invisible Mink (Iris Press, 2010) is her first full-length collection. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and an M.F.A. from Emerson College. You can read more of her poetry at

“I Climb Down the Tree One-Handed and in Another Life”, “Piney and Buoyant, We Wave, Consecrate,”
“Ode to Joy,” “Painstaking,” and “This Is the Shaky Phase,”
FLAPPERHOUSE #3 (Fall 2014)

“Summertime’s the Time for Torture / Time For Torture’s Summertime,” “Spanish Donkey / Pear of Anguish,” “Where Do We Go Post-Sex and Death,” and “Red Hair, Red Venison, Brown Summer Sun” – FLAPPERHOUSE #6 (Summer 2015)

“So Much for the Sound of a Starboard Warp Whistle,”
“It All Feels Like Exhaustion,” “We’re All Flawed, but I’m Flawed Most of All,”
“All I Wanted Was Peace Pentecostal,” and “The Flesh the Grave Cave Ate, Volume One” – FLAPPERHOUSE X (Summer 2016)

“ Delicate/Cheap,” “Harlouche Fugue/Drugstore Pageant,” “Decision Fatigue,” “Winter Bow,” and “Platinum Girl” FLAPPERHOUSE #14 (Summer 2017)

“We Make Our Own Ghosts” – A Conversation with Jessie Janeshek (with Joseph P. O’Brien)

“Madcap/The Fabulous Century,” “Madcap/Cabin Fever,” “Madcap/Big Shiny,”
and “Madcap/Femme Fatale” FLAPPERHOUSE #18 (Summer 2018)

“Bombshell / Laughter Slaughter,” “The Heroine Serial Died in the 20s,” “Pink Coffin Dollhouse Doublecross,” and “If I’m Driving Hard It’s to Remind You”FLAPPERHOUSE XX (Winter 2019)

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