Vanessa Veselka

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Name: 
Vanessa Veselka
First Name: 
Vanessa
Last Name: 
Veselka
Location: 
Portland, OR
Gender: 
Female

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Bio/Mission

Vanessa Veselka (Portland, OR) has been, at various times, a teenage runaway, a sex-worker, a union organizer, a student of paleontology, an expatriate, an independent record label owner, a train-hopper, a waitress, and a mother. Her work has appeared in Arthur, Bust, Bitch, Maximum Rock ’n’ Roll, and elsewhere. Zazen is her first novel.

Inspirations

short-lived obsessions with science, mysticism, the natural world and images of hope and despair...and beauty, beauty, beauty....

Vanessa Veselka's Manuscripts

  1. Zazen 2 years ago (Published)

Vanessa Veselka's Last Word

Title Type Replies Last Postsort icon
Zazen Manuscript 10 1 year 29 weeks ago
001. Burning Ants Chapter 38 1 year 32 weeks ago
003. The New Haiku Chapter 5 2 years 24 weeks ago
Miss Cleo Predicts Fire—writing the future by accident Blog post 4 2 years 34 weeks ago
Writers and Waiters—A brief and shoddy defense of the dissolute life: A guest post by Vanessa Veselka Blog post 3 2 years 36 weeks ago
015. Grace Mountain Chapter 2 2 years 40 weeks ago
002. Pregnant Rats Chapter 8 2 years 44 weeks ago
008. Redbird Square Chapter 2 2 years 48 weeks ago
026. Hazard Maps Chapter 3 2 years 48 weeks ago
025. Disco Chapter 5 2 years 48 weeks ago