There have been mothers in fiction since storytelling began, but in recent years the narrative has shifted. Now, authors are finally giving voice to one of the most silenced universal experiences: motherhood.
Jessamine Chan's short stories have appeared in Tin House and Epoch. A former reviews editor at Publishers Weekly, she holds an MFA from Columbia University and a BA from Brown University. Her work has received support from the Elizabeth George Foundation, the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Wurlitzer Foundation, Jentel, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, the Anderson Center, VCCA and Ragdale. She lives in Chicago with her husband and daughter.
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