Jessica Westhead

Jessica Westhead

Ontario

Jessica Westhead is a Toronto writer and editor who the CBC named one of the “10 Canadian women Writers You Need to Read Now.” Her fiction has been shortlisted for the CBC Literary Awards and selected for a Journey Prize anthology. She helped create YOSS (Year of the Short Story) which aims to bring short fiction to a wider audience. Her stories have appeared in major literary magazines including Hazlitt, Geist, Indiana Review and The New Quarterly. Her new short story collection, Things Not to Do, features women who lack power and intend to change it.

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