Jessica Klimesh once considered herself primarily a poet and has had several poems published throughout the years. Currently, though, she is in the process of rediscovering her zeal for writing fiction, particularly flash fiction. She teaches English as a Second Language (ESL) at the University of Iowa and has also been an independent technical writer/editor for many years.
It’s been this way since 9/11. Too close to D.C., I guess; and, now, just as business is picking up again, the Beltway Sniper strikes. So, it’s mostly just the diehard Harlequin romance readers who come in these days. And the mallrats—when they run out of change for the arcade next door.