Jamie Zerndt MFA '08, Publishes "Jerkwater"
Jamie Zerndt MFA '08, an instructor in Pacific University's English Language Institute, has published Jerkwater, a novel about racial tensions surrounding Native American fishing rights.
Zerndt is the author of The Cloud Seeders, The Korean Word for Butterfly, and The Roadrunner Cafe. His short story, This Jerkwater Life, was chosen as an Editor’s Pick in Amazon’s Kindle Singles store. He lives in Portland, Ore., with his son.