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A selection of essays, short stories, features, interviews, and various other pieces that are available to read for free.


Short Stories

Lightspeed Magazine, January 2016

The Dark Age

Lightspeed Magazine, April 2015

Quiet Town

Features & interviews

How Do You Write?, March 2017

Episode 38: Jason Gurley

Go Away, I'm Reading, October 2016

Episode 9: Jason Gurley and the benefits of a day job

Bend Bulletin, June 2016

Living an Aspiring Author's Dream

More Good Day Oregon, May 2016

Major Publisher Picks Up Oregon Author

Portland Monthly, April 2016

How One Portland Author Went From
Self-Publishing to a Major Book Deal

AM Northwest, March 2016

Helen's Book Club Pick: Eleanor

Howling Reviews, March 2016

An Interview with Jason Gurley

Author Stories Podcast, January 2016

Episode 79: Jason Gurley

Lawrence Schoen, January 2016

Eating Authors: Jason Gurley

Personal Essays


Bending Time in Eleanor

Read it Forward, March 2017

The Two Lives of Eleanor

What Danielle Did Next, March 2016

Getting to Know Eleanor

Writers Read, February 2016

Jason Gurley: What I'm Reading

Terribleminds, January 2016

Five Things I Learned Writing Eleanor

Medium, January 2016

I Must Know All the Things

Brightly, January 2016

Writing and Parental Anxiety

Harper Reach, January 2016

Eleanor: An Oregon Story

Sainsbury, January 2016

Growing and Changing: Writing Eleanor

My Book, the Movie, January 2016

Casting Eleanor

Harper Voyager, January 2016

Five Books That Shaped Eleanor

The Page 69 Test, January 2016

Eleanor, p. 69

Read it Forward, January 2016

14 Fantastic Reads That Bend Time


About me

I'm an author and designer from Scappoose, Oregon. My novel Eleanor was published in 2016 by Crown Publishing (U.S.) and Harper Voyager (U.K.), and will be translated into German, Portuguese, and Turkish. I'm presently working on my next project. More here!