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Check Engine and Other Stories, the debut short story collection by Jennifer Companik is a dive into ten literary short stories that feature both female and male protagonists. The duality in gender roles & expectations, married and unmarried, ghosts and death are but samples of what's inside. Companik's depth and layered story structure are bound to keep you checking in to make sure all the lights are on. Stories in this book have been featured in Glassworks, The London Reader, The Northern Virginia Review, and others.