Book Reviews

  • “A master at storytelling, Jen Payne brings us to the realization that the stories she shares are actually ours.”

    Mary O’Connor, author, Life Is Full of Sweet Spots and Dreams of a Wingless Child

  • “Funny, sad, sexy, maddening…ultimately, a window into the fertile mind of a very thoughtful and creative being. This is what art reads like!”

    Greg Sammons, Award-Winning Graphic Designer/Musician

  • “The poems in Evidence of Flossing are a brilliantly incisive commentary on our simultaneous human sense of beauty and waste and loss.”

    Dale Carlson, ALA Notable Book author and founder, Bick Publishing House

  • “An unflinching account of our unshakeable relationship to the modern world around us, God, nature, and ourselves.”

    David W. Berner, Author & NPR Contributor

  • “Jen Payne’s writings also underscore our role as stewards and the positive impact we can make on the world around us.”

    Peter Raymond, Professor, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies