Jenean McBrearty Jenean McBrearty Jenean McBrearty is a graduate of San Diego State University, who taught Political Science and Sociology. Her fiction, poetry and photographs have been published in over two hundred print and online journals. Her howto book, Writing Beyond the Self; How to Write Creative Nonfiction and Get Published was published by Vine Leaves Press in 2018. She won the Eastern Kentucky English Department Award for Graduate Creative Nonfiction in 2011 and a Silver Pen Award in 2015 for her noir short story: Red's Not Your Color. She lives in Kentucky and writes full time when she's not watching classic movies and eating chocolate.