JoAnna Novak's debut memoir Contradiction Days: An Artist on the Verge of Motherhood was published in 2023. Her short story collection Meaningful Work won the Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Contest and was published by FC2. She is the author of the novel I Must Have You and three books of poetry: New Life; Abeyance, North America; and Noirmania. Her fourth book of poetry, DOMESTIREXIA, will be published by Soft Skull Press in 2024.