New York Journal of Books, October 2020
Through the experience of a fictional family, Doris and Tup Senter and their children, the author tells a powerful story of love and loss and endurance.
Washington Independent, September 30, 2020
Whether or not you’ve read Gilead, the author’s latest work is a balm for the soul.
Fiction Writers Review, June 15, 2020
The novel is narrated as an episodic composite, linked by the author’s narrative conceit: a persistent Argentinian journalist has been seeking to interview elusive, reclusive Watanabe.
New York Journal of Books, May 2020
A unique book, a biography in poems of John Adams Audubon’s wife Lucy Bakewell.
Washington Independent, March 2020
This affecting story probes the historical record for a narrative that is at once tender and hopeful.
On the Seawall, May 12, 2020
Featured essay by Ellen Prentiss Campbell.
Washington Independent, May 7, 2020
Favorite childhood tales feel like long-lost friends right now.
Fiction Writers Review, November 2019
Following the vapor trail of memory.
Fiction Writers Review, September 2018
If writing is kintsugi on the page, kintsugi is the art of losing.
Fiction Writers Review, May 2018
Jacobsen’s work is about the mystery of balance and falling.
Talk Writing, February 2017
A Therapist’s Intuition Uncover Hidden History.
Fiction Writers Review, December 2011
Writing is the ultimate act of creative defiance.
Fiction Writers Review, November 2012
Ray Bradbury’s Pulitzer –winning stories provide a portal back to childhood, and the ultimate SciFi shape shifter: age.
Fiction Writers Review, May 2014
Certain stories, like certain poems, etch onto memory.
The American Literary Review: Fall 2012-Spring 2013
Joy navigated past a stream of trucks. She hated highway driving, mistrusted her night vision.
The MacGuffin, Spring/Summer 2012
I pride myself on my credentials as a Generalist. Good, classic pearls of wisdom go with any ensemble.
Talking River, 2010
One afternoon a week they were excused early from school and rode with Mrs. Crichton in her big black sedan, one of the cars left behind by her husband. He had left her behind, too.