Jenny Zhang

Instructor & Writer
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Jenny Zhang is the author of the short story and poetry collections Sour Heart, Dear Jenny, We Are All Find, and (forthcoming) My Baby First Birthday. She is the recipient of the Pen/Bingham Award for Debut Fiction, the LA Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, and an O. Henry award. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Harpers, N+1, and elsewhere. She has taught at Columbia University, The New School, and various NYC public high schools. She has an MFA in Fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and a BA in Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity from Stanford University.


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Cover Photo: Illustration by Sirin Thada for Catapult
I’m not like you

and don’t you ever forget / it takes practice to access what you demolished / when you see us / you feel something for the first time

Aug 18, 2020