Jacqueline Schaalje Author Page

Jacqueline Schaalje has published stories and poetry in the Massachusetts Review, Talking Writing, Frontier Poetry, Grist, among others. Her stories were finalists for the Epiphany Prize and the New Guard Competition. She has received support and/or scholarships at the Southampton Writers Conference and International Women’s Writing Guild, and One Story and Live Canon workshops. She joined the Tupelo Press 30/30 project. She previously worked as a freelance journalist. She earned her MA in English from the University of Amsterdam.

List of published poems and stories:

Wild Roof Journal, January 2021

The Statue and The Trail
The Banyan Review, September 2020

To Carry Sand in Your Wedding Shoes 
HerWords, Summer 2020

Daniella Has Good Lungs 
Shortlist Live Canon Competition, October 2020

Sunspot Lit, Honorable Mention, Summer 2020

The Juliets 
Photograph in Toho Journal Online, Spring/Summer 2020

Tempest Song: Butterflies  
Tiny Seed Literary Journal, Summer 2020

Blood Averse  
Kind Writers, Honorable Mention, Summer 2020

Dust to Dusting
Talking Writing, Spring 2020

My Circle. Accompanying piece in Writing in a Crisis (scroll down to bottom of page).

Femicide of the Muse
Heirlock Magazine, Winter 2019

Before her Time
The Write Launch, Winter 2019

When Your Mother Gets Old
Crosswinds, Spring 2019

Family at Sea
Grist, Winter 2019

He asks if I cheat on him after he hasn’t been in touch for two weeks; The Impossibility of Making Love; Plaything
arc (Israel), Winter 2019

After an Accident
Frontier Poetry, August 2018

Dante’s Lines; Mouthings; If You Know Snow; Reassembly: The City with a Heart
Sixfold, Summer 2018

The Hum
Sky Island Journal, June 2018

The God Girl
Massachusetts Review, Winter 2018

Interview with Myself During the War
On the Premises, Autumn 2015