Jocasta Got a Bad Rap (An Apology to My Sons) by Amy Penne
Amy Penne earned her PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and works as Professor of English at Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois. Her poetry, prose, and reviews have appeared in The I-70 Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Embodied Effigies, InFact Books’ “Oh Baby! True Stories About Conception, Adoption, Surrogacy, Pregnancy, Labor, and Love,” Mouth, Minerva Rising, KYSO Flash, Change Seven, Fear of Monkeys, Brain Child, and on The Drunken Odyssey Podcast. Amy’s work and half-assed blog can be found at