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Recent Work

Short Stories and Adaptations

In Between
by Jennifer Paquette


August, 2022

Selected runner-up in the Creative Nonfiction category of the 2022 Eden Mills Literary Contest, this personal essay uses the lens of liminality to explore elder care and the death of a parent during pandemic times.

Upstream
by Jennifer Paquette

January, 2022

Published in Canadian Stories Magazine, this piece was inspired by true events from Jennifer's childhood in The Kawarthas and is part of her Cottage Series of short stories.

The Winds Howl
by Jennifer Paquette

November, 2020

Jennifer's prize-winning short story (The Stratford Writers' Festival Contest for Emerging Writers) is about the effects of the pandemic on her elderly parents.

Tulips and Peonies

by Jennifer Paquette

September, 2020

A story about choosing love, this piece about the birth of Jennifer's son is included in the memoir writing program Memoir Writing Ink. 

Moments of Glad Grace

A Performance Piece

adapted by Jennifer Paquette

and Alison Wearing

April, 2020

Jennifer collaborated with bestselling author Alison Wearing, adapting Wearing's memoir Moments of Glad Grace into a performance piece, a part of the National Arts Centre's 

Canada Performs series.