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.
short-lived obsessions with science, mysticism, the natural world and images of hope and despair...and beauty, beauty, beauty....
Vanessa Veselka's Manuscripts
Vanessa Veselka's Last Word
|Zazen||Manuscript||10||2 years 6 days ago|
|001. Burning Ants||Chapter||38||2 years 3 weeks ago|
|003. The New Haiku||Chapter||5||2 years 48 weeks ago|
|Miss Cleo Predicts Fire—writing the future by accident||Blog post||4||3 years 6 weeks ago|
|Writers and Waiters—A brief and shoddy defense of the dissolute life: A guest post by Vanessa Veselka||Blog post||3||3 years 8 weeks ago|
|015. Grace Mountain||Chapter||2||3 years 12 weeks ago|
|002. Pregnant Rats||Chapter||8||3 years 15 weeks ago|
|008. Redbird Square||Chapter||2||3 years 19 weeks ago|
|026. Hazard Maps||Chapter||3||3 years 19 weeks ago|
|025. Disco||Chapter||5||3 years 19 weeks ago|