Rochelle Spencer

Rochelle Spencer earned her MFA from New York University in 2001, and she is the recipient of a Starr Fellowship sponsored by Teachers and Writers Inc., a Burke-Marshall fellowship sponsored by novelist Paule Marshall, and a Hurston-Hughes fellowship sponsored by novelist Alice Walker. Rochelle was a semi-finalist in the Chesterfield Film Writing Program, and she currently teaches English at Georgia Southern University. Rochelle’s writings have appeared or are upcoming in The Stickman Review, Upscale, The African American Review, and Urbanstage and Screen.

Rochelle Spencer’s “Black Jacob” appears in Caketrain Issue 02.

Caketrain is a literary journal and press based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our interest is in bringing you, reader, the very best in contemporary creative writing, full stop. Our goals are for each issue of our journal to submerge you in a birthing tank for gelatinous language monsters, young masses of tentacular foci undulating as directed (in all, at once) by our eclectic stable of contributors; for each new book we publish to seduce and ensnare you, sometimes intangibly, always undeniably; and for you, reader, to be able to draw at least one passage from our banks that prods your mind with such precision and power that it feels as if it was written for your eyes alone. To wit and to whet, here is a snippet, a slight nip of our delicious lit mix:

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ISSN 1547-6839.

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