Jennifer Tseng

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Jennifer Tseng is the author of three award-winning poetry collections; a collection of flash fiction, The Passion of Woo & Isolde, a Firecracker Award finalist & winner of an Eric Hoffer Book Award; and a novel, Mayumi & the Sea of Happiness, finalist for the PEN American Center's Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction & the New England Book Award. A Core Faculty member of OSU-Cascades' Low Residency MFA program, she lives on Martha's Vineyard. 

Jennifer & her sister Amanda collaborate on Instagram @tseng.sisters.


Cover Photo: A close-up for two women's faces, focusing on their eyes, which are identical in color.
One Sister Sees X, the Other Sees Y

There are times I envy art’s effectiveness in a bilingual context, its ability to transcend language.

Oct 02, 2019