Jawbone

By (author): Meghan Greeley

A young woman has one minute to speak on a submission video to win a one-way trip to Mars, a location she views as the ultimate escape. As she barricades herself in a cottage by the sea and prepares to record, she examines her fixation on the colour red, shame, guilt, a dramatic breakup with her boyfriend, and the breakdown of her relationship with her best friend. There is another problem however, her jaw has been wired shut for a long time, and she’s having trouble speaking. A passionate story about queer love and loneliness and a dazzling debut from author Meghan Greeley..

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Meghan Greeley

Meghan Greeley is a writer, editor, performer, and director originally from Corner Brook, NL. Her poetry, prose, and scripts have been published in The Stockholm Review of Literature, Ephemera, Metatron’s ÖMËGÄ project, Riddle Fence, Humber Mouths 2, The Breakwater Book of Contemporary Newfoundland Drama (Vol. 1), and the Playwrights Canada Press anthology Long Story Short. She was a 2016 nominee for the RBC Tarragon Emerging Playwrights Prize and is currently the Writer in Residence at Memorial University. Her play Hunger was shortlisted for the 2023 Winterset Award. Her stage plays have been produced in Toronto, Halifax, and across the island of Newfoundland. She currently lives in St. John’s, NL.


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A young woman has one minute to speak on a submission video to win a one-way trip to Mars, a location she views as the ultimate escape. As she barricades herself in a cottage by the sea and prepares to record, she examines her fixation on the colour red, shame, guilt, a dramatic breakup with her boyfriend, and the breakdown of her relationship with her best friend. There is another problem however, her jaw has been wired shut for a long time, and she’s having trouble speaking. A passionate story about queer love and loneliness and a dazzling debut from author Meghan Greeley..

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Dimensions:

150 Pages
8.5in * 5.5in * 1in
1lb

Published:

October 10, 2023

Country of Publication:

CA

Publisher:

Radiant Press

ISBN:

9781998926008

Book Subjects:

FICTION / Literary

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Language:

eng

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