Juyanne James

Juyanne James is the author of The Persimmon Trail and Other Stories (Chin Music Press, 2015), her debut collection of 17 stories interpreting the African American experience in Louisiana. Her stories and essays have been published in journals such as The Louisville Review, Mythium, Bayou Magazine, and Eleven Eleven, and in the anthologies New Stories from the South: 2009 (Algonquin) and Something in the Water: 20 Louisiana Stories (Portals Press, 2011).  Her essay, “Table Scraps,” was a notable essay in The Best American Essays 2014.

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