Jackie Ess

This website is probably more useful to me than to you, I use it to keep track of things.


I published my first novel, Darryl, with Clash Books in May 2021. It’s the story of a guy in an unusual sex lifestyle. You might relate to him.

In the Absolute Balloon

Short story in the Chicago Review, August 2022. You can read it online. In the Absolute Balloon


Short story in the Recluse, November 2022. You can read it online. Shade

Work in Progress

It’s better to say less, but you might see something soon.

Reviews, Interviews, Podcasts

Reviews by Me


None planned for now. Stay safe.


Last Updated 2022-12-06