Jessie Carty


Jessie Carty’s writing has appeared in publications such as MARGIE, decomP, and Connotation Press. She is the author of four poetry chapbooks which include Fat Girl (Sibling Rivalry, 2011) as well as the award-winning full-length poetry collection, Paper House (Folded Word 2010). Jessie teaches at RCCC in Concord, North Carolina, and is the editor for Referential Magazine.

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"Class Reunion" from FAT GIRL by JESSIE CARTY
Jessie Carty and friends read "Class Reunion" from her Sibling Rivalry Press Chapbook, FAT GIRL.


Fat Girl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011 by Sibling Rivalry Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Poetry. In FAT GIRL, Jessie Carty asks us to strip and stand naked in front of a mirror. These poems are our own reflection. Bittersweet in nature, they are self-perception. They size us up and tell the truth: that man or woman, we all struggle to feel at home in our own skins.

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