Jona Whipple

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Jona Whipple's writing has appeared in Heavy Feather, Bluestem, The Hairpin, The Chicago Reader, The Flounce, and Hypertext Magazine. She is a librarian in St. Louis, and is currently at work on a collection of personal essays inspired by her extensive junior high journal entries.


Cover Photo: The will of Peter Cocke, Jona Whipple's seventh great-grandfather, from 1803.
Nineteen Slaves

“I thought I would be able to claim some exemption from the darkest time in our history.”

Oct 19, 2016