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Lost Places of the
Western Waterland

Article featured in Kentucky Monthly
September 30th, 2021
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If you’d like to read more of Jayne’s work, check out these links.


"Bird Bones" flash fiction, Women Speak: Women of Appalachia Project Volume 8 (2022)

"For What It's Worth," Appalachian Review, Fall 2020. 


"Signs," Anthology of Appalachian Writers Volume XI (2019).

View from Within,” Sequestrum Literature & Art, 2018.

Mint Springs,” selected Judge’s Choice in the 2016 Still Journal Fiction Contest, judged by Amy Greene.

Dry Ground,” Appalachian Heritage, Special Fiction Section: Deep Waters, Spring 2016

A Score Lower Than My Age,” Deep South Magazine, December 2015.

Tidings,” Luna Station Quarterly, 2015.


"Kentucky Simmer Sauce," Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Volume 14 (2022)

"Ballast," Women Speak: Women of Appalachia Project Volume 7 (2021)

"What I've Learned in a Pandemic," In Isolation: An Anthology (2020)


"The Night Earth Stepped In," "The Year We Fell Apart," and "Near El Paso on the Feast of the Holy Innocents," Appalachian Review, Fall 2020.


"Ashes, Ashes," Still: The Journal, Fall 2020 


"Mantle of Invisibility" and "Eclipse," Women Speak Anthology: The Women of Appalachia Project Volume 5.


"Drowned Town," "Retracing My Steps," "Expat Elegy," Anthology of Appalachian Writers Volume (2018). 

Coming through Cumberland Gap," The Paddock Review, Spring 2018.

"Drowned Town," Kentucky Monthly, 2018 Penned Poetry Contest.


Book reviews and columns

At the Center of All Beauty: Solitude and the Creative Life by Fenton Johnson, Appalachian Review, Summer 2020.

These Are March’s Must-Read Books by Kentucky Authors,”

Courier-Journal, March 2017.

The Man Who Loved Birds by Fenton Johnson,

Appalachian Heritage, Summer 2016.

Utopia Drive: A Road Trip Through America’s Most Radical Idea by Erik Reece

Appalachian Heritage, Fall 2016.

Regional Books for the Holidays

Courier-Journal, December 2016.

Garth Greenwell: From Flunking English to Celebrated Author,

Courier-Journal, February 2016.

Creative Nonfiction

"Dog and Bone," Deep South Magazine, June 2019.

"Life on the Backside," Kentucky Monthly, 2013. 


"Being Santa," Kentucky Monthly, 2013.

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