Since 1994, Jennifer Harris’s poetry has appeared in numerous national literary magazines including multiple publications in the New York Quarterly, Fish Stories, Art Times, HLLQ, and the anthology “Power Lines” (Tia Chucha Press). PINK is her first novel. Jennifer received her MFA from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago and her BA from The University of Arizona.
Jennifer spent a decade as an active literary organizer in Chicago, both as the director of a poetry series at The Art Institute of Chicago and as the founder of a small literary magazine, which she ran for three years. She also founded and directed a nonprofit that hosted writing workshops for at-risk teens in hospitals and shelters throughout Chicago. For the past nine years, she has also spent most of her spare time raising money for food and medical supplies for the Drepung Gomang Monastery, located in south India. She was recently invited to join the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Poetry Center.
She is a fulltime partner, mother, fundraiser, and writer.
Jennifer can be contacted at JHarris.