Author: Laura Mandanas

Jensine Eckwall

Women By Themselves: Radical Portraits in Jayne Anne Phillips’ Black Tickets

Published in 1979, Black Tickets by Jayne Anne Phillips is a collection of short stories and flash fiction that you simply should not deprive yourself of a single day longer. Fair warning: the characters in this world are not “likeable.” Their actions, largely, are not “relatable.” If that’s what you value in fiction, you may find this collection troubling. Read it anyway. The experience will be worth it, I promise.Read More