Jordan LaHaye Fontenot
Jordan LaHaye Fontenot is a writer and editor based in Lafayette, Louisiana. A graduate of Louisiana State University and the recipient of the 2018 Sarah Sue Goldsmith Award for Nonfiction, her work has appeared in inRegister, Atlas Obscura, the Oxford American, and in Country Roads, where she currently serves as Managing Editor. Her debut book, Home of the Happy: A Murder on the Cajun Prairie, will be published by Mariner Books in 2024.
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