Jennifer Jordán Schaller is a writer and teacher from New Mexico. Her memoir essays have appeared in journals including 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.

Jennifer blogs about her writing and publishing process. She graduated from the University of New Mexico’s MFA program and teaches college English. She has been writing for nearly as long as she has been reading.