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Jenny Jaeckel

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Jenny Jaeckel is the author of House of Rougeaux, which is her debut novel. Her previous titles include For the Love of Meat: Nine Illustrated Stories and Siberiak: My Cold War Adventure on the River Ob. In 2016, Jaeckel published the graphic memoir Spot 12: Five Months in the Neonatal ICU which was the winner of the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Spot 12 was also a 2016 finalist in the Foreword Indies Book Awards. She has also appeared as a guest on the popular podcast ONE BAD MOTHER.

Jenny Jaeckel was born in California, but lives in Victoria, British Columbia, where she and her husband became health refugees when their child needed a decade of specialized medical care. Jaeckel is currently working on her second novel, a continua
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Jenny Jaeckel A collection of short stories called "For the Love of Meat: 9 Illustrated Stories." This a compilation of stories that spans many countries and even c…moreA collection of short stories called "For the Love of Meat: 9 Illustrated Stories." This a compilation of stories that spans many countries and even centuries. I have long wanted to do an illustrated story collection similar to Eduardo Galeano's "The Book of Embraces." The illustrations don't necessarily explain something that happens in the story, but instead add interest, surprise. It will be released some time in Spring 2015.(less)
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Goodbye Raincloud, Hello Black Rose





With much gratitude for the shared journey I’m (mostly) bidding goodbye to Raincloud Press, as they will soon be in the process of closing down. Huge thanks to Erika Lunder, the big boss at Raincloud. I wish her super well in all future endeavors, including continuing with sales of the House of Rougeaux Audiobook!





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