Synopses & Reviews
Dazzling short stories from a prizewinning young author, whose smart but vulnerable heroines -- from an apprentice dominatrix in over her head, to a spurned wife explaining her husband's flaws to his mother, to a stripper who turns the tables on her customers -- get in all kinds of trouble and have to dig themselves out with brains and nerve.
About the Author
Jana Martin grew up in New Jersey, Boston, and New York City, graduated from Oberlin College, and received an M.F.A. from the University of Arizona. Her story Hope” (included in this collection) won a Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers. Janas stories have also appeared in Five Points, Spork, Willow Springs, Yeti, and other journals; her nonfiction has been published in the Village Voice, Marie Claire, and Cosmopolitan. She live is Woodstock, NY, where in her spare time she is learning search and rescue with her dog Lee.