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Jerry Olivas

Exciting, funny, and just a little odd—it’s all good! Jerry

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Published works

Creative Nonfiction

Tracks and Pie

Jerry Olivas

How different could it be? It was only four or five blocks from where I lived, just across the tracks.
The Southern Pacific railroad lines went through my little town in the Central Valley of ... [+]

America: color it in. Summer 2020 - Creative Nonfiction
Short Fiction

Mrs. Tar’s Hat with a Bat

Jerry Olivas

We heard the elevator coming down and both rushed to open the doors. It was about the time Mrs. Tar went for her lunch and my brother and I both wanted to get the tip. She always tipped well fo ... [+]

Button Fiction Spring 2019