Arya F. Jenkins

Fiction Writer

706 1/2 5th Street
Struthers, OH 44471
Phone: 
234-223-5585
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Author's Bio

Arya F. Jenkins is a Colombian-American poet and writer whose fiction has been published in journals and zines such as Across the Margins, Anti-Heroin Chic, Black Scat Review, Cleaver Magazine, The Feminist Wire, Front Porch Review, KYSO Flash, The Matador Review, Metafore Literary Magazine, Mojave Literary Review, Vol. 1 Sunday Stories Series, and Provincetown Arts Magazine. Her fiction was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2017 and garnered three nominations in 2018. Flash is forthcoming in Five on the Fifth and Flash Fiction Magazine. Her poetry chapbooks are: JEWEL FIRE (AllBook Books, 2011) and SILENCE HAS A NAME (Finishing Line Press, 2016). Her short story collection BLUE SONGS IN AN OPEN KEY (Fomite, 2018) is here: www.aryafjenkins.com. Her poetry chapbook LOVE & POISON is forthcoming from Prolific Press in 2019.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Blue Songs in an Open Key (Fomite, 2018)
,
BLUE SONGS IN AN OPEN KEY (Fomite, 2018)
Prizes won: 

Jerry Jazz Musician Short Story Contest for "So What" in 2012;

Pushcart Prize Nominations--(poetry) 2015; (fiction) 2017; (fiction) 2018

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Mary Karr NF/Mem Jeanette Winterson F/Mem David Means SS Jonathan Lethem SS David Sedaris NF Mary Oliver P Cynthia Atkins P Mary Oliver P James Baldwin NF F. Scott Fitzgerald SS/F

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
Bogota
Colombia
Raised in: 
and U.S.
Peru
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Last update: Jul 20, 2019