Jessica Hollander

Jessica Hollander’s story collection In These Times the Home Is a Tired Place won the 2013 Katherine Anne Porter Prize and was published in 2014 by the University of North Texas Press. Her stories have appeared in many journals, including Cincinnati Review, the Journal, Sonora Review, Redivider, Bat City Review, and Whiskey Island. Hollander received her MFA from the University of Alabama and teaches at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.


Fault Line

I drag myself from bed with a magazine of white smiles clamped beneath my elbow, and I’m almost alive in the ruined hallway. Mold dots the floorboards; the ceiling’s splotched gray from water leakage—It’s old markings, our landlord said, Call me if the spots spread. I drip lukewarm coffee on the carpet, dodge twigs and […]

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