M. Jennings

Fiction Writer


Author's Bio

M. Jennings’ short stories have appeared in Hotel Amerika, Crab Orchard Review, Redwood Coast Review, Oregon Literary Review, and others. Her story, “The Pool at Chualteca,” published in The Adirondack Review, earned a recommended reading citation for best of the literary web from Dark Sky Magazine. She has taught composition and creative writing, and been awarded fiction residencies at Jentel, The Atlantic Center for the Arts, and The MacDowell Colony. She earned a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Mills College and a doctorate in American Literature from UC San Diego. She lives on the Oregon coast where she is working on two allegorical novels.

Publications & Prizes

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Crab Orchard Review
Menda City Review
Oregon Literary Review
Redwood Coast Review
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Residencies: Jentel, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Atlantic Center for the Arts, The MacDowell Colony

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Janet Frame, Margaret Atwood, Kurt Vonnegut, J. G. Ballard, Murakami, Colette

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Born in: 
San Francisco
Raised in: 
San Francisco, CA
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Last update: May 04, 2019