The Evolution of Parasites by Emily Jaeger
Paperback: 48 pgs
Publisher: Sibling Rivalry Press (2016)
Purchase: @ Sibling Rivalry Press
Review by Travis Chi Wing Lau.
Emily Jaeger is a writer and editor living in the New York area. Emily previously served in the Peace Corps for two years as an agricultural extensionist in Paraguay, teaching local farmers sustainable growing practices and leading community development projects. Currently a matriculating MFA student at UMASS Boston, she is co-editor and co-founder of the Window Cat Press, a magazine for emerging writers, a features editor for Woven Tale Press, and a book reviewer and reader for Salamander Magazine.
Emily is the author of the chapbook, The Evolution of Parasites (Sibling Rivalry Press), illustrated by Robin Levine. Her work has been publishing in The Offing, Four Way Review, TriQuarterly, and Apt among others. Emily has received fellowships as a Literary Lambda Emerging Writer, a participant in TENT, and the New York State Summer Writers Institute. Her poem, "Palmyra's Arch of Triumph" won an Academy of American Poet's Prize.