Category Archives: Short Fiction

The Rings

The Rings   My husband was a carpenter with hands so big he could wrap them all the way around me. Since I had put off getting my husband’s wedding ring until the day before the wedding, the artist made … Continue reading

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Screwing Up, Importantly

Screwing Up, Importantly   So I was wondering if maybe you’re putting a load of crap into that one idea that’s bothering you so much, wondering if you could Screw Up so very Importantly. What I mean is this:  suppose it … Continue reading

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How I Kiss Her Turning Head, Now Available as fabulous and beautiful Ebook!

My prose chapbook, How I Kiss Her Turning Head, published by Monkey Puzzle Press, is a book with several sketches and short works of fiction about the obsessions and dark thoughts of mothers and babies; it is available for three … Continue reading

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Halloween

This is for you, a message thirty years later from “Esmeralda the Gypsy,” who read your palm that Halloween, that brilliant, cold fall night when the whole university was out in costume. The maple candy melted in our mouths, and … Continue reading

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Carl Nelson’s Review of How I Kiss Her Turning Head —thank you Carl!

Maternal Horror   Jennifer Woodworth’s newest book, How I Kiss Her Turning Head, which is just out by Monkey Puzzle Press, is a most gentle jaunt into the genre of Maternal Horror.  ‘Maternal Horror’ is a term I have had … Continue reading

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