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Jennifer Thrasher '89 Publishes Cape of Leaves

Jennifer Thrasher '89 Publishes Cape of Leaves

March 5, 2011

91315March 5, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Jennifer Thrasher, a 1989 graduate of DePauw University, has published a collection of poems, Cape of Leaves. Thrasher, who uses the nom de plume Jennifer McBride, offers "a compilation of poems that touch people in many types of life transition," according to a synopsis of the book. "Poems about relationships, spirituality, rebirth, young love, therapy, and even a friend's battle with cancer bring together vivid images of a search for the truth of our human experiences."

Order the title at Amazon.com.

Also available is Touching the Trees, described as "an inspirational memoir."  It was the subject of this recent article.91317

An English (composition) major at DePauw, Thrasher is a former middle school English teacher and is a member of the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis.

Under the name Jenni Lorsung, Thrasher has also published four non-fiction books, including The Parents’ Guide to Boys’ Lacrosse and Help! My Daughter Wants to Play Lacrosse, as well as an article in Lacrosse magazine and several poems.

She is currently working on Stampede, a novel about mad cow disease, and Basement Daisies, a continuation of Touching the Trees.