The Trouble with Emily Dickinson
Meet Josephine Jenkins, better known as JJ! A high school senior, JJ has committed the ultimate lesbian faux pas—she’s fallen in love with straight girl Kendal McCarthy, the uber popular campus cheerleader. When JJ and Kendal cross paths through JJ's writing and Emily Dickinson's poetry, their lives suddenly become more interesting than either imagined in this tale of innocent teen love. More
Meet Josephine Jenkins, better known as JJ! A senior at Sampson Academy, JJ’s a closet poet and a talented writer suffering from stage fright. She’s also committed the ultimate lesbian faux pas—she’s fallen in love with a straight girl.
Kendal McCarthy is uber popular. She’s the campus beauty and a cheerleader. But she’s still searching for that elusive high school experience that will help her make sense of herself before she leaves for college.
When JJ and Kendal cross paths, their lives suddenly become more interesting in ways that neither of them ever imagined. Filled with unique and witty banter courtesy of Queenie McBride, JJ’s over-privileged confidant, this tale of innocent teen love exposes the reality of what can happen when two polar opposites collide in a most unexpected way—through the poetry of Emily Dickinson.