Jenn Shapland is a nonfiction writer living in New Mexico.
Her work has awarded her residencies at Yaddo, the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Ucross, the Carson McCullers Center for Writers, and Vermont Studio Center, and a scholarship to the Tin House writer's workshop. Her nonfiction has been published in Tin House, Outside, The Lifted Brow, Electric Literature, McSweeneys Internet Tendency, Essay Daily, and The Millions, and her literary criticism appears in Contemporary Women's Writing. Her essay "Finders, Keepers" won a 2017 Pushcart Prize for nonfiction and was a 2015 finalist for the Keene Prize for Literature.
She teaches in the Creative Writing department at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe and she is the Managing Editor of The Magazine.