Magical Realism in Poetry & Prose

Jackie Craven draws inspiration from paintings by her mother and other artists who experimented with surrealism and magic realism. Wry, whimsical, and often strange, Jackie Craven’s poems appear in journals such as The Asheville Poetry Review, Chautauqua, Columbia Poetry Review, New Ohio Review, Nimrod International Journal, River Styx, Salamander, and Spillway. Her short stories and flash fiction are published in Berkeley Fiction Review, Limestone Journal, Mid-American Review, Verdad, and elsewhere. Read samples here.

Selected Poems

White Lightning

Old Woman with Goose, 30 x 24, Oil

Where are the teeth I slipped under my pillow?

The circus has a new address and To Hell with Hopkins

Darwin’s Daughter

Georgian Colonial

Selected Stories & Flash Fiction

Monique

Resurrecting Mama

Special Ed

My New Do

Anything Low Will Do

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