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JESSIE  JANESHEK’s chapbooks are Spanish Donkey/Pear of Anguish (Grey Book Press), Rah-Rah Nostalgia (dancing girl press, 2016), and Hardscape (Reality Beach, forthcoming, 2017). Her full-length collection of poems is Invisible Mink (Iris Press, 2010). An Assistant Professor of English and the Director of Writing at Bethany College, she holds a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and an M.F.A. from Emerson College. She co-edited the literary anthology Outscape: Writings on Fences and Frontiers  (KWG Press, 2008). 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)

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