Jacqueline Kolosov

Jacqueline Kolosov’s collection of poems is Vago (Lewis-Clark Press, 2007). Her young adult novels are Grace from China (Yeong & Yeong, 2004) and The Red Queen’s Daughter (Hyperion, 2007). Recent poetry and prose appear in Shenandoah, Passages North, Orion, and Windhover. She currently directs the creative writing program at Texas Tech University. In January, she gave birth to her daughter, Sophia.

Along the Camino de Santiago

Cuando la vida no pesa, es possible vivir. —Mario Benedetti   In Spanish, the word for pilgrim is peregrino, though this is not its only meaning. Peregrino is also strange and absurd as well as fleeting,…