At the summer’s end, a lone woman moved into the old tree outside of my kitchen window. The tree’s generous limbs relented at its center and formed a cradle large enough to house a single person and her things. The woman built a platform using a plywood square cut to accommodate the branches, and she… [Read More]
Jameelah Lang holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Houston, where she served as Senior Nonfiction Editor for Gulf Coast and co-organizer for the award-winning Poison Pen Reading Series. Her fiction and nonfiction appear or are forthcoming inThe Kenyon Review, The Cincinnati Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Pleiades, and her work has received fellowships and support from Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Hub City Writers Project, Sewanee Writers' Conference, and VCCA. She directs graduate-writing programming at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and is a board member for The Radius of Arab-American Writers.