Jenny Boully

Jenny Boully was born in Thailand and raised in Texas. She earned her BA in English and philosophy, as well as her MA in English writing and criticism from Hollins University. She went on to earn her MFA from the University of Notre Dame, as well as her PhD in English from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). 

Boully is the author of six books: Betwixt-And-Between: Essays on the Writing Life (Coffee House Press, 2018); Of the Mismatched Teacups, of the Single-Serving Spoon: A Book of Failures (Coconut Books, 2012); not merely because of the unknown that was stalking toward them (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2011); The Book of Beginnings and Endings (Sarabande Books, 2007); [One Love Affair]* (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2006), which was voted Best Book-Length Poem by Coldfront Magazine; and The Body: an Essay (Slope Editions, 2002). 

The recipient of a 2020 Guggenheim Fellowship, Boully teaches at Bennington College where she is a core faculty member of the Bennington Writing Seminars.