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Jacquelyn Marie Gallo

Jacquelyn Marie Gallo is a writer living in Manhattan. She holds an MFA from Columbia University and is a graduate of the Riggio Writing and Democracy Program at the New School. Along with contributions to the Brooklyn Rail, her work has appeared in PANK Magazine, Columbia Journal, Dossier Journal, and Art Critical.

Rose Szabo’s What Big Teeth

As a young reader wanting to expand and explore the perimeters of my own shape, I sought refuge in this world of terror and so I felt a familiar stride alongside Eleanor Zarrin, the seemingly normal (or at least human-ish) teen protagonist in Rose Szabo’s young adult debut, What Big Teeth, as she seeks refuge in a household of not always benign monsters.

In Conversation

KATE GREENE with Jacquelyn Marie Gallo

In 2013, Kate was crew writer and second-in-command on a simulated Mars mission for the NASA-funded HI-SEAS (Hawai’i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation) project. For four months, she and five fellow crew members lived in a geodesic dome on a remote volcano in Hawai'i conducting research on the effects of isolation, health, and well-being for astronauts on potential Mars missions.


The Brooklyn Rail

APRIL 2021

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