When The Rain Stoppedhttps://i0.wp.com/barrenmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Winter_s-Tree.jpg?fit=1920%2C1280&ssl=119201280Jerry Mathes IIJerry Mathes IIhttps://i0.wp.com/barrenmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/jerrymathes.jpg?fit=96%2C96&ssl=1
Jerry Mathes II is a writer, filmmaker, and artist. He has received Special Mention for Fiction for the Pushcart Prize three times, and has had writing featured in The Southern Review, Shenandoah, The Dos Passos Review, and Narrative. He is the author of The Journal West: Poems, and the memoir, Ahead of the Flaming Front, about his experiences fighting wildfires, along with an essay collection, Fever and Guts: A Symphony. Follow him on Twitter @jdmathes.