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My Life As A Mermaid by Jen Grow

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My Life As A Mermaid by Jen Grow

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My Life As A Mermaid by Jen Grow

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This debut collection stares down the dark side of what it means to live ‘happily ever after.’ The characters — among them, a suburban wife, an alcoholic mother, two homeless men, and an injured veteran — grapple with being voiceless and feeling trapped.



Jen Grow is the fiction editor of Little Patuxent Review. Her writings have appeared in The Writer’s Chronicle, Other Voices, The Sun Magazine, Indiana Review and many others including the anthology City Sages: Baltimore. She’s received two Individual Artist Award from Maryland State Arts. She lives in Baltimore, MD.