Dazzling stories from a prizewinning author. An apprentice dominatrix suddenly loses her grip; a spurned wife explains her husband's flaws to his mother; a stripper turns the tables on jeering customers. Jana Martin's smart, vulnerable heroines respond to life's curveballs with guts and flair. Martin deftly plumbs the depths of their troubles - and shows the often startling ways in which they dig themselves out.
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(229mm x 154mm x 19mm)
Verse Chorus Press,U.S.
Publisher: Puncture Publications
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Author Biography - Jana Martin
Jana Martin grew up in New Jersey, Boston, and New York City, graduated from Oberlin College, and received an M.F.A. from the University of Arizona. Her story "Hope" (included in this collection) won a Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers. Jana's stories have also appeared in Five Points, Spork, Willow Springs, Yeti, and other journals; her nonfiction has been published in the Village Voice, Marie Claire, and Cosmopolitan. She live is Woodstock, NY, where in her spare time she is learning search and rescue with her dog Lee.