There’s a long legacy of women fighting in wars, and they’re always welcome behind the scope of a rifle pointing at Russian invaders.
About Jennifer Orth-Veillon
Jennifer Orth-Veillon, who has a doctorate in comparative literature from Emory University, is a Franco-American writer, educator, and translator based in Lyon, France. From 2016-2019, she curated the WWrite Blog: Exploring WWI’s Influence on Contemporary Writing and Scholarship. Her writing and translations have appeared in The War Horse, The New York Times, Wrath-Bearing Tree, Consequence Magazine, Esprit, Lunch Ticket, and Les Cahiers du Judaïsme. Her forthcoming collection of essays from the WWrite blog, Beyond Their Limits of Longing: Contemporary Writers and Veterans Reflect on the Lingering Stories of WWI, will be published in 2022 by MilSpeak Books. Her first novel, Mice in the Shadows, is inspired by the experience of her grandfather, a WWII concentration camp liberator.
Entries by Jennifer Orth-Veillon
Veterans mustered resources to swiftly bring home stranded Afghan allies and are working together to do the same for deported U.S. veterans.
The Taliban wants him dead. Because he worked for the Americans. But he didn’t ask for help from the people he saved by throwing away everything he had.