Christine Ann Jacobson

After graduating from Stanford University with a degree in American Literature and Italian Literature, Christine was sure that she would pursue a career path that would allow her to continue to pursue her love of writing and stories. But reality set in and she enrolled in law school; after leaving partway through, she took a marketing job and charged forward. About a year ago, she had a profound realization that creativity was missing from her life and enrolled in UCLA Extension’s creative writing certificate program. After one short story class, she realized how much she was missing.

Stories by Christine Ann Jacobson

Overheard

Illustrated by Terri Kelleher

Two hours into the cross-country flight, the woman in C3 suddenly realized how lucky pedestrians are. Even though they still become unwilling victims to the drama of the outside world—from screaming homeless men to veering drivers—they can continue forward, free to move on. Here, she was trapped. Never able to sleep on flights, she felt forced …