• Savy Janssen

    • Savy Janssen grew up barefoot in Maui, Hawaii. She moved to California to study English literature at Chapman University, where she completed her bachelor’s and master’s degrees and worked as a lecturer. She now lives back on Maui where she writes and teaches high school English. Her work has been published in the Los Angeles Review of BooksMaui Nō Ka ‘Oi MagazineLennon Wall Magazine, and The Panther.

Inside the Ramparts: A Journey Inwards

We speed past green, rolling hills, pastures full of cows and sheep, and the red roofs of brick towns on the way to the Spanish city of Avila. The three hours on the train pass as quickly as the scenery due to my 85-year-old grandma and my excited conversation about the upcoming pilgrimage: our expectations, […]

December 12, 2023 by Savy Janssen 2 Comments