Jessica Francis Kane
Jessica Francis Kane is the author of a story collection, Bending Heaven, and a novel, The Report, which was a finalist for the 2010 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize and the Indie Booksellers Choice Award. “The Essentials of Acceleration” is part of a new collection, forthcoming from Graywolf Press in 2013. Kane lives in New York with her husband and their two children. 
May 10 2012
The Essentials of Acceleration
I’m a good driver, and by this I don’t just mean safe. Like a good runner who doesn’t waste motion in her stride, I maneuver my car with dexterity and
Sep 01 2000
How to Become a Publicist
In the Midwestern town where I grew up, my father us repainting my room blue and white, my favorite colors, just in case I come home. I try not to think about this. Instead I concentrate on getting a job as an editorial assistant, not knowing any other work for a young graduate to do in publishing in New York.