The Persimmon Trail and Other Stories


In this evocative debut collection of short stories, Juyanne James brings to life a series of strong women and conflicted men who struggle to eke out a living in southern Louisiana.  Her lyrical style evokes the grit and brutal beauty of life in the parishes. 

             Chin Music Press,


Coming Soon

Spring 2020!

Table Scraps and Other Essays 

Table Scraps and Other Essays

A collection of personal essays about growing up in Louisiana--within a family who values and insists on hard work, and a community of spiritual and loving people. Mostly, the essays are about the redemptive qualities of families. 

             Resource Publications, 2020


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