Vanessa Veselka

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Vanessa Veselka
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Portland, OR


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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

  1. Zazen 4 years ago (Published)

Vanessa Veselka's Last Word

Title Type Replies Last Postsort icon
Zazen Manuscript 10 3 years 39 weeks ago
001. Burning Ants Chapter 38 3 years 42 weeks ago
003. The New Haiku Chapter 5 4 years 35 weeks ago
Miss Cleo Predicts Fire—writing the future by accident Blog post 4 4 years 45 weeks ago
Writers and Waiters—A brief and shoddy defense of the dissolute life: A guest post by Vanessa Veselka Blog post 3 4 years 47 weeks ago
015. Grace Mountain Chapter 2 4 years 51 weeks ago
002. Pregnant Rats Chapter 8 5 years 2 weeks ago
008. Redbird Square Chapter 2 5 years 6 weeks ago
026. Hazard Maps Chapter 3 5 years 6 weeks ago
025. Disco Chapter 5 5 years 6 weeks ago