Jenn Shapland is a nonfiction writer living in New Mexico. Her work has awarded her a 2017 Pushcart Prize, residencies at Ucross, Yaddo, the Carson McCullers Center for Writers, the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and Vermont Studio Center, and a scholarship to the Tin House writer's workshop. Her nonfiction has been published in Tin House, The Lifted Brow, Pastelegram, and The Minola Review, and her literary criticism appears in Contemporary Women's Writing. She teaches in the Creative Writing department at the Institute of American Indian Arts and has a PhD in English from UT Austin. She's the co-founder of the Lesbian Library in Santa Fe and she designs and makes clothing for Agnes.
Her first book, The Autobiography of Carson McCullers, will be published by Tin House Books in 2019.
Read an interview from 2017 here.