About the Author

Originally from Nashville, J. Kasper Kramer spent five years teaching and writing while living in Ibaraki, Japan. She is currently back in her home state with her husband and three cats, pursuing an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and writing for the Chattanoogan. When she's not curled up with a book, her passions include gaming and researching movies for a podcast that she hosts with her husband. She is represented by Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency.

"There Are No Good Muslims" | The Rumpus

She says and she smiles, pleased with herself. Her legs are crossed, but her arms open, palms up—tone matching posture: confident, casual, no need for defense. Because we are all white. We are all from Tennessee. We are all Christian and part of her family. Of these things she is sure, without doubt.

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"Haunted" | The Coachella Review

I want to believe in ghosts so bad that it hurts.

When I was a child, my parents rekindled their marriage by booking rooms in dusty, old B&Bs, inns, and plantations. They’d creep through the hallways while the owners were sleeping. They’d hold their K2 EMF Meter up to glass-eyed, cracked porcelain dolls, gasping when their Infrared Digital Thermometer started detecting a change. They’d snap pictures of dark, empty rooms to peruse over later, always searching for things unexpected, things hiding among the antique furniture and the yellowed wallpaper.

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