Jaime Green

Instructor & Writer
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Jaime Green is a full-time freelance writer and editor. She received her MFA in Nonfiction from Columbia, and she has taught writing at Columbia, The New School, and the Sackett Street Writers' Workshop. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, BuzzFeed, The Cut, GQ.com, Popular Science, Backstage, American Theatre online, and elsewhere. She is associate editor at Future Tense and series editor for Best American Science and Nature Writing. Her book, The Possibility of Life, will be published in 2023 by Hanover Square Press. 


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The Beautiful Ego Death of Having My Book Fact-Checked

Every nonfiction book should go through this vetting, and every author should have this experience.

Jul 06, 2022
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Like Being a Good-Enough Mother, Being a Good-Enough Writer Is Enough

I love and care for my child unconditionally. Maybe I can do that for my writing too.

Apr 20, 2022
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Teaching Freshman Comp Was the Best Writing Education I Ever Got

As part of our Education Week series, Jaime Green describes how teaching the fundamentals in undergrad writing comp made her a better writer.

Jan 24, 2022
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What If We Taught Writing the Way We Teach Acting?

Actors studied movement, script analysis, emotional connection, our bodies, our voices. In my writing MFA, we got . . . workshop.

Nov 10, 2021
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Reading for an Audience

“The closest my chosen literary life comes to the stage.”

Apr 13, 2016