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Awards and Publications




"Stones" Nominated for the Pushcart Prize, 2024


"Dry Eye" Nominated for the Pushcart Prize, 2024


"Vanishing Point," Notable in The Best American Essays, 2023


"Remember Your Death," Catamaran Literary Reader, 2023


"Dry Eye," Delmarva Review, 2023


"Painting the Wolf," Reed Magazine," 2023


"Stones," Concho River Review, 2023


"Things That Do Not Exist," Santa Clara Review, 2023

"Amygdala in the Dark," Under the Sun, 2023


"Vanishing Point," Water~Stone Review, 2022


"Forged for Strength," Writing Disorder, 2022


"Stones," finalist for Ruminate’s VanderMey Nonfiction Prize, 2022



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© 2023 by Jean McDonough

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