Jennie MacDonald

Writer and Photographer

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I’m so proud to share the news that my essay, “‘The Comical Hotch Potch, or the Alphabet Turn’d Posture Master’: A Fluid Text Reading of Carington Bowles’ 1782 Satirical Print” appears in the fantastic new Spring 2020 issue of Palaver, an open-access literary journal published by UNC Wilmington’s GLS Program. You can see the whole issue here: and this essay here:

schabraco_origI’m delighted to announce the publication of my edited collection, Schabraco and other Gothic tales from The Lady’s Monthly Museum, 1798-1828. For your eerie reading pleasure, and also in case you want to see what else was available to read during Jane Austen’s time. It was fascinating selecting these pieces, all of which I loved discovering and hope you will enjoy.

For more information, please see the publisher’s website, Valancourt Books. It also can be ordered through Amazon and Book Depository.

I’m delighted to share the news that my short story “Clean Cup” has been published in Darkhouse Books’ new cozy crime anthology, Shhhh . . . Murder! Set in a fictional branch of the Denver Public Library named for Mary Chase, the creator of Harvey, the six-foot, three-and-a-half-inch-high, invisible rabbit, “Clean Cup” asks what else besides books ends up in those return drop boxes at the end of the day? Available here…