MotherJana

Water is my wine. The earth is my body.

Writing Samples

Two previous websites, AnAttitudeAdjustment.com and FirstDayPress.org have been closed, but here is a remaining list  of my writing on the internet. Peruse and enjoy!

Fiction

“Igloo”, in Philadelphia Stories

*”Igloo” was also Honorable Mention for Glimmer Train’s Award for New Writers and Runner-Up for the Marguerite-McGlinn Prize for Fiction in 2012 

“Highway”, in Pithead Chapel Literary Review

“Me and a Tape”, from Cagibi

Blog

The SuperWoman Chronicles: Adventures and Misadventures on the Path to Enlightenment

Articles

From Babble.com

https://www.babble.com/contributor/bcjanallewellyn/

From HuffPost

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/jana-llewellyn

From SheKnows

http://www.sheknows.com/community/profile/Jana%20Llewellyn

From The Sunlight Press, “A Wider Net”

http://www.thesunlightpress.com/2017/06/04/a-wider-net/

Friends Journal interviews and posts

On Susan Cain, The Power of Introverts in a World That Won’t Stop Talking: https://www.friendsjournal.org/tag/susan-cain/

“Pretending to Be What You’re Not”
https://www.friendsjournal.org/pretending-to-be-what-youre-not/

On Anne Lamott’s Help, Thanks, Wow
https://www.friendsjournal.org/asking-for-help-anne-lamotts-help-thanks-wow/

Interview with Mark Sundeen, author of The Man Who Quit Money
https://www.friendsjournal.org/sundeen-transcript-web-exclusive/

WHYY.org

“Why We Prayed”
https://whyy.org/articles/why-we-prayed/

“Are the Obamas Closet Quakers?”
https://whyy.org/articles/are-the-obamas-closet-quakers/

“If Oscars are a Feminist Call to Arms…”
https://whyy.org/articles/if-oscars-are-a-feminist-call-to-arms-blame-hollywood-not-seth-mcfarlane/

“Seeing through Another’s Eyes…”
https://whyy.org/articles/seeing-through-anothers-eyes-that-common-hopes-are-greater-than-racial-divisions/