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Jacki Skole is an award-winning journalist and adjunct professor of communication. She launched her journalism career at CNN, first as a news writer, then as a producer in the network’s documentary unit; she’s also produced programs for Animal Planet and HGTV. Jacki has taught at La Salle University, Rider University, and Raritan Valley
Community College. She is a book reviewer for EcoLit Books and a reader for Creative Nonfiction.

Jacki lives in New Jersey with her husband and three daughters—two human, one canine. It is Galen, Jacki’s canine daughter, who inspired the journey that resulted in Dogland.

When Jacki is not teaching or chauffeuring her daughters to dance class, she sneaks in a little yoga and blogs about the human-canine relationship. You can read her newest posts here and her early writing at shesadork.com. (That  “she”  refers to Galen, not Jacki!)

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FROM THE BLOG

a belated introduction to the new man in my life

Meet Carson. He’s curious and stubborn. He wakes far too early for my liking. Five on the clock I’m okay with; four-thirty, no thank you. He’s demanding when he wants attention—he either emits a high-pitched whine or seeks out any non-toy he can find, usually an area rug, a sock, a shoe, or my daughters’…

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The House that Emily Built

It would be her word against Johnny’s*. Again. Still, Deborah* dialed 9-1-1. She feared what Johnny might do next. He’d already burst into their bedroom screaming. He’d already grabbed her by the feet and dragged her off the bed paying no mind to her right leg, still in a cast a month after what she…

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