“We were interested in dead girls, but so interested in them that we were trying to do the opposite of what had been done before.”
Jacqueline Alnes wrestles with identity, belonging, and privilege after a crisis of faith at a Missouri-based Christian Kamp 9,000 miles from her Indonesian home.
Jacqueline Alnes explores identity and privilege in these six stories about moving house.
Jacqueline Alnes shares her own dating app experiences and nine stories about the pitfalls of finding a partner online.
Jacqueline Alnes considers the wealth, privilege, racism, and violence inherent in our relationships with U.S. National Parks.
“How does pervasive ableism affect the way our society continues to be architected?”
“In workshop, what, if anything, can be written on a syllabus or spoken aloud in class to ensure that each and every participant’s work is read with care?”
What kinds of relationships exist between humans and animals, and what well-intentioned actions from humans bring harm?
“I have spent innumerable afternoon hours with the essays below, each writer’s words a lifeline pulling me from the deep.”
A late bloomer as far as relationships go, my first encounter with heartbreak came from the track. It was junior year. The district meet: all big Texas sky and girls next to me adjusting hair ties and heat waves shimmering ahead. At that point in my life, I had devoted myself entirely to running. I […]