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Jenny Johnson

Jenny Johnson received an MA in teaching from the University of Virginia and an MFA from Warren Wilson College. She is the author of In Full Velvet (Sarabande Books, 2017).  She has received numerous awards and scholarships, including a 2015 Whiting Award, a 2016–2017 Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, and a 2019 Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at West Virginia University, and is on the faculty of The Rainier Writing Workshop and lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Jenny Johnson
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