Joanna Pearson

Joanna Pearson

Joanna Pearson’s fiction has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly Review, Blackbird, Colorado Review, Copper Nickel, Joyland, Mississippi Review, Shenandoah, as well as others, and has been noted a distinguished story in Best American Short Stories 2015 and anthologized in Best of the Net 2016. Her first collection of short stories, Every Human Love, is forthcoming in fall 2019.

Jan/Feb 2022

Grand Mal

By Joanna Pearson

My freshman roommate, Karlie, claimed that if you were being attacked, you had to throw a fit: fall to the ground, froth at the mouth, growl, fling your arms, spout […]

Romantics

By Joanna Pearson

The Urban Hiker appeared the same day my cousin moved in, and any passerby would have rightly surmised they were both down on their luck. My cousin had rented my […]