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.
Fiction Writers Review, October 2019
Olive Kittredge is a continually surprising person: blunt and grup, but increasingly capable of both insight and empathy.
Washington Independent, September 2019
Have you ever stalked a house?
Washington Independent, August 2019
A family-drama turned thriller that coils readers in a helix of terror.
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.
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.