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Jennifer Bowen Hicks

Jennifer Bowen Hicks’s writing has appeared in Orion and Kenyon Review. She lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with her two sons and a dog.

— From August 2020
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Night Cows

The cows showed up just as the world began to end. They were there when I returned to Minnesota from Manhattan, where I’d gone to pick up my older son after his spring 2020 college semester had been canceled.

August 2020
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Next Of Kin

My friend Gina and I have a pact: Should either of us die unexpectedly, the other will retrieve the shoebox of sex toys hidden in the deceased’s closet.

December 2019
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Library

We need constant proof that we’re not alone. And if we don’t see a companion, we strain to hear one in the dark. And when there is no whistle in return? I’m here to tell you, we will make one up.

May 2019
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