Jessica Rafalko

MFA Student


Jess Rafalko's fiction and non-fiction explore the repurcussions of trauma as experienced in domestic life (with occasional appearances by squirrels, bears and talking dogs). At Ohio State, she teaches first-year composition and courses in fiction-writing at both the introductory and intermediate levels. She has also taught ESL writing to Saudi students at her alma mater, King's College, in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Her academic interests include narrative theory, trauma studies and American and British literature from World War II to the present.

Selected Publication

Areas of Expertise
  • Creative writing (fiction)
  • BA, King's College, 2013

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