Jennifer Franklin concentrated in English and Creative Writing at Brown University. She holds an MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts. Her poems debuted in the Paris Review’s “Ten New Poets” issue in 1996. She is the author of two full-length poetry collections, No Small Gift (Four Way Books, 2018) and Looming (Elixir Press, 2015). Her poetry has appeared widely in anthologies, literary magazines, and journals including Boston Review, Gettysburg Review, Guernica, The Nation, “poem-a-day” on poets.org, and Prairie Schooner. A selection of her poetry is featured in Andrew Solomon’s award winning book, Far From the Tree.
POSITIONProgram Director, Co-Editor Slapering Hol Press, Poetry Instructor