Jessi Jezewska Stevens is a writer of fiction and criticism. Her work has appeared in The Paris Review, Tin House, Harper’s Blog, 4Columns, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Guernica, BOMB, and elsewhere.

Her debut novel, The Exhibition of Persephone Q, is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux in March 2020.

This David Hockney painting makes her happy.

This postcard, stolen from a museum gift shop, makes her even happier.