Jenna Reasner
Teaching Artist

Jenna Reasner is a Chicago-area educator and writer of young adult fiction. Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, she earned a BS in secondary education and English from Vanderbilt University and an MFA in creative writing from Indiana University, where she served as fiction editor of Indiana Review. Her fiction has appeared in Lunch Ticket, So to Speak, and Hunger Mountain, where it won the Katherine Paterson Prize for Young Adult Literature. Along with teaching, she currently serves as a memoir reader for Split Lip Magazine and is at work on a YA novel.

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