Vanessa Veselka

Vanessa Veselka (Portland, OR) has been, at various times, a teenage runaway, a sex worker, a union organizer, a student of paleontology, an expatriate, an independent record label owner, a train-hopper, a waitress, and a mother. Her work has appeared in Arthur, Bust, Bitch, Maximum Rock ā€™nā€™ Roll, and elsewhere. Zazen is her first novel.

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ā€œ. . . not a conventional, well-crafted tale but a streaking flash of barbed satire and 21st century malaise. . . .