Jessie O’Dea Walker is a non-fiction writer and author of The Deep End, a collection of personal essays that examine her identity before, during, and after an extreme competitive swimming career. Her work has appeared in Black Fork Review, Invisible Illness, Under Review, and other publications. Learn more at jessieodeawalker.com.
Author Michelle Brafman shares how her own experiences as a “swim mom” influenced her novel “Swimming with Ghosts.”
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