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Kristopher Jansma


Kristopher Jansma is the author of the novels Why We Came to the City and The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards. He directs the creative-writing program at the State University of New York at New Paltz.

— From July 2020
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Out Of The Ordinary

I hand my wife the bag, and she finds the two packs of wet wipes. It is the happiest I’ve made her in weeks.

July 2020

The Samples

Helplessness makes monsters of people. He’s seen chairs thrown, exam tables kicked. The rooms pathologists speak to patients in now have everything bolted down.

June 2019
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