One Christmas Eve at Target, during their extended holiday hours, I was in a long checkout line and the storeRead more
A California native, Jessica has lived in numerous southern California cities, chases nature with urgency, and travels to anywhere possible. She listens to folk, indie rock, blues, and anything with a spirit and lyrics she can support. Jessica writes fiction and creative non-fiction and is completing her MFA in Writing at Vermont College of Fine Arts.
1. Direction// Early morning blue smoke cries its way through your manhole covers; Exhale. You see it all – theRead more
(Photo above is from Chiwan Choi, “6:25 am dtla.” via his Facebook page) Trees used to be my thing toRead more
Poverty is intrinsic to Los Angeles. The gentrified heart of downtown impulses a contrast of high rise apartments and homelessness,Read more
I attended a documentary viewing of Faces and Phases at the Ed Gould Plaza one Saturday afternoon where a never-endingRead more
I hopped on a 720 express bus and headed west after teaching a morning class to English language learners, myRead more