24273574_557948377878677_1967907834325396611_o (2)Jennifer Jordán Schaller is a writer and teacher from Albuquerque. Her memoir essays have appeared in journals including but not limited to Creative NonfictionAscent (this essay was nominated for a Pushcart Prize), and a story she worked on appeared on NPR’s This American LifeShe is working on her first book, a memoir manuscript.

Jennifer blogs about her writing process and the elongated, tortoise-like dip she’s taken into publishing her work. Jennifer graduated from the University of New Mexico’s MFA program, and she teaches college English. She has been writing for nearly as long as she has been reading.