Jet Planes and Coffee brings you the stories of people around the world, stories told over a simple cup of coffee. Some are true. Some are fiction. All are meant to touch the universal traits we share.
We have a talented group of writers who contribute regularly to our literary menagerie. You can follow them by name using the Contributors menu above. You can also sample a little bit of everything by clicking on Categories and choosing something that catches your fancy from the list.
If you’re a writer interested in joining our merry band of contributors, visit the Submissions page for guidelines.
Sherry Dryja is the editor and a senior contributor for this blog, Jet Planes and Coffee. She is a life-long seeker and experimenter, a bit of a nomad, and a taster of life. She also writes the cooking blog, Kitchen Dilettante, has contributed articles and recipes to the magazine and website of Beer Connoisseur. When she is not creating works online, she is a patent illustrator.
Karen Brode is a senior contributor Jet Planes and Coffee. She grew up in Denison, Texas and graduated from Denison High School in 1972. She took courses at Southeastern Oklahoma State University and worked in a church office for 25 years. She and her husband, Gary, have been married 39 years and they have one son, Brandon. Karen’s hobbies are writing, sewing, and gardening.
Eliot Gregory is a contributor to Jet Planes and Coffee. For him, writing is an exploration in human emotion and action. He has been writing for his own enrichment for more than 20 years. Thankfully, upon gentle encouragement from others, he decided to share some of his favorites with us.
Luis Martin is a contributor to Jet Planes and Coffee. He says he incorporates true stories from his life into his fiction so, “to protect the innocent,” he has dropped his last name.
Grace Washington is a contributor to Jet Planes and Coffee. Like many of our writers, she is from Texas with roots all around the South. Her stories often uncover the realities and courage of those who fight for justice.