Jessie's Way ~ Book Three
Monkey Seeds & Peanut Brittle ~ Painted Nails ~The Rite of Stockings ~ Kids & Young Ladies
by Joy Hilsman Thomas
The third book of short stories in a series of four about Jessie Mae, a little girl born and reared in Georgia in the late 40's and early 50's. The stories are fictional but based on fact, and tell us about a child in the segregated south, her emotions and her heart as she works out confusing and unfair situations with a wisdom far beyond her years.
Prose and poetry have appeared in the following and other magazines and literary journals. South Carolina Writers Workshop anthologies and newsletter, Rockford Review, Aiken County and Savannah Magazines, Timelapse, Anderie Press, WordSmith, Big Easy Sonnet, Writers Exchange, Poet’s Page, California Quarterly, Flights of Fancy, Poetic Page Opus, Potato Eyes, Green River Writers, PoetWorks Press, Poetry Motel. Publication of a chapbook The Wind Will Pass, which was a compilation of previously published prose and poetry.
Jessie's Way, Book Four Published May 18, 2008
Jessie's Way ~ Book Two Published January 30, 2008
Jessie's Way Published January 22, 2008
Hand Me Downs Published January 04, 2008