J. Motoki is a former English teacher and current library clerk who earned her BA in Creative Writing/Literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is also an editor for two online literary journals: Rune Bear and Coffin Bell Journal. You can find her lurking behind bookshelves in Colorado where she lives with her husband and their cat children.

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J. Motoki

J. Motoki is a former English teacher and current library clerk who earned her BA in Creative Writing/Literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Headmoths

Headmoths

by J. Motoki   His last words hiss under the pendulum of the lightbulb. Flash burns, sloughed flesh. He is an insect collapsing on itself, body rocked by spasms, arched back, feet drumming the basement floor. Dad, attending to death, stumbles through the house at odd hours. His child sleeps with both arms wrapped around […]