Monsters in the Agapanthus
  SIX STORIES by Jessica Barksdale Inclán
  1  Monsters in the Agapanthus
2  Salsa
3  Leaving Mr. Wong
4  Boom Boom
5  El Camino
6  Big as the World
  About the Author  |  |  September 2014 Fiction Issue

Jessica Barksdale Inclán

Jessica Barksdale InclanJessica Barksdale is the author of twelve traditionally published novels, including Her Daughter's Eyes and When You Believe. Her thirteenth, How to Bake a Man, is forthcoming October 2014 from Ghostwoods Books. Her short stories, poems, and essays have appeared in or are forthcoming in Compose, Salt Hill Journal, The Coachella Review, Carve Magazine, Storyacious, Mason's Road, and So to Speak. She is a professor of English at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, California and teaches online novel writing for UCLA Extension. You can read more at:


Some of these stories were previously published, in slightly different versions, as follows: “Big as the World” in Per Contra, “Salsa” in So to Speak: A Feminist Journal, “Leaving Mr. Wong” in Weber Review, “El Camino” in The Flagler