Leaning Against a Back Porch Railing in Hammond, Louisiana; Jason Braun

* Jason Braun holds master’s degrees in English and Educational Technology. He has taught English or designed courses for various universities full-time for the better part of a decade. He has published fiction, poetry, reported or been featured in The Riverfont Times, Prime Number, ESPN.com, Big Bridge, The Evergreen Review, SOFTBLOW, The Nashville City Paper, Jane Friedman’s blog, The Chronicle of Higher Education, andContinue reading “Leaning Against a Back Porch Railing in Hammond, Louisiana; Jason Braun”

Namesake, Jason Braun

Compelled to pushmy point through microphones,I ached for a nameunanchored to my father’s farm.Ten years olderthan he ever was, now I amblethe fields and backroad that bears our name.Pulling food from an openwound in the earth,pouring concrete to build a home upon,and loving a womanwho’s still and waiting for an echoof hello, this is noContinue reading “Namesake, Jason Braun”