Jodie Noel Vinson received her MFA in non-fiction creative writing from Emerson College, where she developed a book about her literary travels. Her essays and reviews have been published or are forthcoming in Pleiades, The Gettysburg Review, Rain Taxi, Green Mountains Review, and Minerva Rising, among other places, and she is a recipient of the St. Botolph Club Foundation Emerging Artist Award. Jodie is Managing Editor of Longitude Books, an online travel bookstore, and lives with her husband in Minneapolis.
Grief Is a Two-Way Street
"Mockett’s travels in Japan affirm the lost art of pilgrimage."...