Jennie MacDonald

Writer and Photographer

On this snowy day a taste of summer. I’m happy to share my photo, “Painted Ladies with Wasp,” taken during the Painted Ladies butterfly migration that was so massive it appeared on radar. This appears as part of Tiny Seed Journal’s Pollinator Project, bringing attention to the many participants in worldwide pollination.

I’m delighted to announce publication of my one-act dark comedy, A Merry Widow or Two, by Scripts for Stage, a London-based publisher of plays and monologues. A Merry Widow or Two was inspired by the elaborate mourning customs of Victorian England, which I loved researching. It won the 2019 Colorado Authors League Award of Excellence …

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I’m pleased to share a review of Schabraco and other Gothic tales from The Lady’s Monthly Museum, 1798-1828, published in Hypnos Edizioni by Laura Sestri. The original review is in Italian, which David Fenerty kindly translated for me. The book’s curator is Jennie MacDonald, an American literary studies researcher who has carried out the important work …

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TCHP = The Comical Hotch Potch 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 …

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I’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 …

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