Creative Writing



“Vagina Habitus,” a lyrical essay, is forthcoming in The Hunger Journal this winter.

“The Fall,” a memoir essay, is forthcoming in Mutha Magazine this upcoming spring.

“Vagina as Top Hat” and “Letter from the Editor,” two poems, forthcoming from Poetica Review in the summer of 2020.


In Print & on Web

Origin Story, a chapter from my manuscript, appeared in issue 90 of Cutbank. Their website contains a short excerpt.

Ode to a Tree Trunk at Tiny Seed Literary Journal, publication date December 9, 2019.

Cochina de Mierda, a piece that focuses on characterization, is up on The Writing Disorder, publication date June 20, 2019.

God and the Magical Potato Chips a chapter from my manuscript appeared in Empty Mirror, publication date, May 24, 2019.

Wooden Spoon, a reflection on corporal punishment, is in the April issue of Mutha Magazine.

The LessonCreative NonfictionWinter 18/19 issue.

Figure 1: pic inside Sycamore Review.

“The Lesson” was a finalist in the Sycamore Review’s Wabash Prize for Nonfiction (see figure 1).

On Being C AverageNew Mexico English Journal, (October 2018), volume 32, issue 1, pp. 7-19.

Doin’ TimeAscent. Concordia College. 20 January 2013. Nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Stasis. a poem in Literary Mama. October 2011.

“My Father Was a Traveling Salesman.” Sonora Review, University of Arizona, issue 55/56, 2009.

“The Opposite of Gary.” From Georgetown Review (literary magazine, not political site).

The Man Who Came to DinnerThis American Life, National Public Radio, 23 December 2007.

Super-PregoBrain, Child. Summer 2007.


Link to Jennifer Jordán Schaller’s Medium articles

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