Jeannine Ouellette

Creative Nonfiction Writer

45 Barton Avenue Southeast
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Author's Bio

Jeannine Ouellette has authored several educational books and the children’s picture book Mama Moon. She is a recent prizewinner or finalist in the Iowa Review Awards, Narrative Story Contest, Masters Review Fiction Contest, Curt Johnson Fiction Awards, and Proximity’s Essay Contest, among others. Her work has appeared in magazines and journals including Narrative, Masters Review, Penn Review, december magazine, The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg, and Nowhere, as well as several anthologies, and has been supported by Millay Colony for the Arts, Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Tin House Writers Workshop, and others. Jeannine teaches writing through the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop and mentors through the Association of Writers and Writing Programs. She is founder of Elephant Rock, a creative writing program based in Minneapolis, where she lives near the banks of the Mississippi. She earned her MFA in fiction from Vermont College of Fine Arts and recently completed her first novel.

Publications & Prizes

Nowhere Print Annual (Nowhere Publishing LLC, 2017)
Feminist Parenting (Crossing Press, 1994)
Prizes won: 

Curt Johnson Fiction Award

Proximity Essay Award

Masters Review Story Award

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls by T. Kira Madden

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Casper, WY
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Last update: Jun 03, 2019