Welcome to Jessie van Eerden’s homepage. We’re glad you stopped by and we hope you enjoy getting to know Jessie’s work. Her prose has appeared in Best American Spiritual Writing, The Oxford American, Image, and other publications.

We’re excited to announce that Jessie’s collection of portrait essays, The Long Weeping, is now available for pre-order and will be released with Orison Books in November 2017.

Her second novel, My Radio Radio, was recently published by Vandalia Press, the creative imprint of West Virginia University Press (2016).

Praise for My Radio Radio:

“There are few contemporary novels that I truly admire. Van Eerden’s novel rises to the top of my list.” –Margot Singer, author of The Pale of Settlement

Jessie’s debut novel Glorybound won the 2012 Editor’s Choice Fiction Prize with ForeWord Reviews’ Book of the Year Awards.

For the latest news on all of Jessie’s publications and readings, check the Latest News tab, or simply click here.