Laura Jean Moore
LAURA JEAN MOORE's award-winning stories, essays, and poetry have been featured in VICE, The Brooklyn Rail, PANK, The Electric Encyclopedia of Experimental Literature, Hobart, and elsewhere. She is a regular columnist at Change Seven and formerly an assistant editor at NOON. She holds an MFA from Columbia University.
Twenty-three years after an annular solar eclipse cut across North America from southern California to northern Maine, another eclipse has just shrouded the nation in darkness, moving southeast from the Pacific Northwest to the American South.
Wendy C. Ortizs new memoir, Excavation, is a beautifully wrought unearthing of the complicated power dynamics that emerged between herself and her English teacher, Jeff Ivers, during a years-long affair that began when she was in 8th grade.