Jessica Westhead





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JESSICA WESTHEAD is a Toronto writer and editor, and one of the short-story-loving masterminds behind YOSS (Year of the Short Story). Her fiction has appeared in major literary journals in Canada and the United States, including Geist, The New Quarterly, and Indiana Review. Her novel Pulpy & Midge was published in 2007 by Coach House Books. Her short story collection And Also Sharks, published by Cormorant Books in 2011, was on the Globe and Mail’s Globe 100 list of the best books of 2011 and was a finalist for the 2012 Danuta Gleed Literary Award. She was shortlisted for the 2009 CBC Literary Awards, and one of her stories was selected for the 2011 Journey Prize anthology.

Average rating: 3.75 · 234 ratings · 40 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
And Also Sharks

3.69 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Pulpy and Midge

3.67 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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The Lesson

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2012
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it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2012
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4.05 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Little Bird Stories, Volume 1

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3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011
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