Deb Jannerson is a New Orleans-based poet and novelist. Her book of poetry, Rabbit Rabbit, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2016. She has been shortlisted for the William Faulkner – Wisdom Award and received second place in the Pen2Paper Writing Competition. Her stories can be found in the collections My Gay New Orleans, Esoterotica's Third Anthology: Longing, Best Lesbian Erotica 2015, and the forthcoming Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year, Volume I. Her fiction, poetry, and social commentary has appeared in over a dozen magazines, including Bitch, E·ratio, and Women’s Review of Books.
I thought it was what I wanted, because everyone makes it sound like this big freaking deal that’s practically worth dying for...