Jocelyn Heaney

Jocelyn Heaney earned an MFA in Poetry from University of Massachusetts Amherst. She lives and teaches in Los Angeles and is currently at work on a memoir.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

The Things We Carry

I wondered if O’Brien’s words, like explosive devices hidden in the humid jungles, had triggered these awful images, or if Iraq simply played forever in Mike’s head, a fractured repetitive loop....


Marilynalia

Despite how much she has been dissected, analyzed, and worshipped, something about Marilyn Monroe remains forever elusive....

Marilynalia
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