Jenny Boully

Jenny Boully is a 2020 Guggenheim Fellow in general nonfiction. She is the author of Betwixt-and-Between: Essays on the Writing Life (Coffee House Press, 2018), The Book of Beginnings and Endings: Essays (Sarabande Books, 2007), The Body: An Essay (Essay Press, 2002), and other books. She teaches at Columbia College Chicago and the Bennington Writing Seminars. Her recent work has appeared in The Paris Review Daily, Bennington Review, and The Iowa Review. “I Want This to Be True” is from a forthcoming collection, I Want This to Be True: Essays on Existence & the Afterlife.

Jenny Boully

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I Want This to Be True

There are diamonds inside Although the Leonid meteor shower is not a rare occurrence, it is rare that I will be awake to see it. The news has been reporting that the meteor shower is coming, that a certain province up north is preparing: the villagers will run and chase after the meteors in hopes […]

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