atomic bombs and indie theater.

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I’ve been invited to do something in New York City that I have no business doing. And if you are stirred by the lives of veterans, the complications of war—or just writing and theater, honestly—I’d love for you to be present.

Once upon a time, I knew a woman who survived the Hiroshima atomic bomb. This year, I finally wrote about her—along with an uncanny series of events involving my life and nuclear weapons.

Now CONSEQUENCE Magazine is publishing that essay, and I’ve been invited to read from it before the performance of a brand-new play called OUTSIDE PADUCAH (by the writer/veteran/performer J.A. Moad) about the toll of war on veterans and their families.

Tickets are $25… you can get yours here! 

https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10191407

I’m reading ONLY at the SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2:00 pm performance.

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sneaky little guest star.

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Rob and I (aka The Scrivening Bartlebys) loved making a joyful ruckus at House of Brews last weekend. Thanks if you were one of the beloved friends who came!

But the best moment might’ve been when this guy crept up on stage… (Can you spot him on the right?)

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Jen Hinst-White


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Hello, fellow traveler. I’m Jen.
I write. I speak. I like to be alive.

THE NEWEST NEWS:

I’m overjoyed to announce I’m now represented by literary agent Kira Watson of Emma Sweeney Agency.

My essay “How to Survive the Apocalypse” is in the newest issue of Image Journal. 

I read recently at The Wild Project in the East Village (above), opening for the new play Outside Paducah.

I have an essay forthcoming in Consequence Magazine (winter 2018) about nuclear weapons, children, and the girl who survived Hiroshima.

And I’m honored to have been awarded a Sustainable Arts Fellowship at Rivendell Writers’ ColonyI’ll be spending two weeks on Rivendell’s beautiful grounds working on my new novel this November/December.

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And if we’re not yet acquainted:

May we meet in person one day! In the mean time…
I’ve written a novel about tattooing
 with illustrations (and I’m represented by Kira Watson of Emma Sweeney Agency). I write essays and stories; I review books; occasionally I make a little music or deliver an unconventional sermon for those (like me) who waffle between the skeptics and the mystics. Should we talk? Connect on Twitter? Instagram?

Cheers & love, Jen Hinst-White

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what they did with the grief.

I have never met anyone like them.

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It was just over a year since the 9/11 attacks, and Andrew Rice was still grieving the loss of his brother in the South Tower of the World Trade Center.

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sneak out with us . . .

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Got any plans this Saturday evening?

Rob Hinst and I will be playing live music as The Scrivening Bartlebys this SATURDAY, SEPT. 16, at House of Brews in Port Jefferson, NY.

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