Contra Costa Times

Excerpt from an interview with Janice De Jesus

Contra Costa Times, October 4, 2013

Just after Kaulkin moved to the East Bay from Washington, DC, she heard about a woman who had been raped and killed on one of the local trails.

“The news shook me,” she said. “My heart ached for her and her loved ones, for women and girls everywhere who are raped, maimed, battered, murdered. I didn’t know this would be a theme in the novel I would finally write but that is what happened.”

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