Welcome to my website! You can learn about the books I’ve written, read my Herald-Citizen newspaper columns, find inspirational stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul, Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazine, and discover lots of other fun stuff, too.

I am available to speak at writing conferences and teacher workshops and to school, civic, social, and historical groups. For rates and availability, please contact me at jennieivey@gmail.com

Still: The Journal

I’m thrilled and honored to have an excerpt from my novel-in-progress, Half a Mile to the Dollar Store, appear in the current issue of “Still: The Journal.Here’s how it happened.  During my wonderful week last summer at the Hindman Settlement School Appalachian Writers’ Workshop, “Still” editors Marianne Worthington and Silas House heard me read “The Eating Machine.” Imagine my surprise and delight when they asked to publish it! You can follow this link if you want to read it.