Jost kept a crow, the size of a chicken, lame and broken-winged, in his shirt. He carried it next to his breast, where it listened to his heart, became his true love, his companion. Its oiled black head, a comfort under his thumb. Those were the last days, before the war, before the Germans came… [Read More]
Jennifer Pashley is the author of two collections of stories, States (Lewis-Clark 2007) and The Conjurer (Standing Stone 2013). Her fiction, poems, and essays have appeared widely in journals such as Mississippi Review, PANK, SmokeLong Quarterly, Interim, and Salt Hill. She has been awarded the Red Hen Prize for fiction, The Mississippi Review Prize, and the Carve Magazine Esoteric Award for LGBT fiction. Her first novel, The Scamp, is forthcoming from Tin House Books in 2015.