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Jessie van Eerden

Jessie van Eerden holds an MFA in nonfiction from the University of Iowa. Her work has appeared in Best American Spiritual Writing, Image, Geez Magazine, Oxford American, Riverteeth, and other publications. She teaches at the Oregon Extension of Eastern University and lives in Ashland, Oregon, with her husband Mike. This essay will appear in Jesus Girls: True Tales of Growing Up Female and Evangelical, an anthology that will be released by Cascade Books this summer, in partnership with The Other Journal, edited by Hannah Faith Notess. See the Jesus Girls blog for more information.