Jennifer Jean is co-director of the Morning Garden Artist Retreats. She is the author of a full-length poetry collection, The Fool (Big Table); and, of several poetry chapbooks including: The Archivist and In the War. Her poetry has appeared in: Rattle, Denver Quarterly, Waxwing, Caketrain, Tidal Basin Review, Mud City Journal, North Dakota Quarterly, Green Mountains Review, and more. Her prose has appeared in Drunken Boat and Solstice Magazine. She is Poetry Editor of The Mom Egg Review, Associate Poetry Editor of The Compassion Anthology, and Managing Editor of Talking Writing Magazine. Jennifer teaches Free2Write poetry workshops to sex-trafficking survivors, and her poetry manuscript Object—which is about this experience and about objectification in America—was a finalist for the Green Mountains Review Book Prize in 2016.
Publications and Prizes
The Fool (Big Table Publishing, 2013)
Fishwife (Whale Sound, 2011), The Archivist (Big Table Publishing Co., 2011), In the War (Big Table Publishing Co., 2010)
Veils, Halos, & Shackles: Anthology on the Abuse & Oppression of Women (Kasva Press, 2016)
Awakenings Review, Caketrain, City Lines Magazine, Denver Quarterly, Endicott Review, Green Mountains Review, Ibbetson Street Press, Lyre Lyre, Megaera, Naugatuck River Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Plath Profiles, Poetica Magazine, Poets/Artists, Rattle, Relief: A Quarterly Christian Expression, Santa Clara Review, Sextant, Southern California Anthology, The MOM Egg, Tidal Basin Review, Warscapes, Waxwing Literary Journal, Wilderness House Review, Zymbol
Finalist for the Green Mountains Review Book Prize in 2016.
Agnes Butler Award from the Academy of American Poets.